The 2016 Festival Economia took place in Trento from 2 to 5 June. Nobel economists, policymakers, central bankers, publishers and journalists discussed economic trends and presented new academic research on the theme ‘Where Growth Takes Place’ – ‘I luoghi della crescita’ – focusing on geographical aspects of economic development. The programme – with links to webcast recordings and other materials – is available in English, Italian and German. The Scientific Director of the 2016 Festival Economia is Prof. Tito Boeri of Bocconi University. [Full details]
Video and audio from the 10th annual Festival dell’Economia is now available online. The Festival, held in Trento from 29 May to 2 June, brought together economists, policymakers, students and Nobel laureates to discuss economic trends and new directions in scholarly research. This year’s event also included panels organised by the Institute for New Economic Thinking Young Scholars Initiative. Among the 2015 participants were Anthony Atkinson, Giuseppe Bertola, Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Tito Boeri, Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Luigi Guiso, Paul R. Krugman, Helga Nowotny, Pier Carlo Padoan, Roberto Perotti, Thomas Piketty, Dani Rodrik, Antonio Schizzerotto, Joseph E. Stiglitz and Ignazio Visco. Full details.