PIRSA:C09006 - The Economic Crisis and It's Implications for The Science of Economics - 2009PODCAST Subscribe to podcast

The Perimeter Institute conference on economics is being organized in an effort to better evaluate the state of economics as a predictive and descriptive science in light of the current market crisis. We believe that this requires careful, dispassionate discussion, in an atmosphere governed by the modesty and open mindedness that characterizes the scientific community. To do this we aim to bring leading economists and theorists of finance together with physicists, mathematicians, biologists and computer scientists to evaluate current theories of markets, and identify key issues that can motivate new directions for research. The conference will begin on May 1, 2009, with a day of invited talks by leading experts to a public audience of around 200 on the status of economic and financial theory in light of the crisis. We will then continue for three days of focused discussion and workshops with an invited group of around 30, aimed at defining research agendas that address that question and beginning work on them.

Organizer(s):   Richard Freeman   Bill Janeway   Stuart Kauffman   Zoe-Vonna Palmrose   Lee Smolin   Samuel Vazquez   Eric Weinstein   Philip Goyal  

Collection URL: http://pirsa.org/C09006

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Date: 03/05/2009 - 6:00 pm
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