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What Kind of Economist Do We Need in the Next Decade? (Conference, Amsterdam)

December 19, 2018

What kind of economist do we need?

On 19 December 2018 the Dutch organizations Our New Economy, Rethinking Economics NL and Stichting Innovatie Economie-Onderwijs are organizing the conference What Kind of Economist do we need in the Next Decade: Does Economics Education need a Revolution or a Renovation?

About the topic

Whether in secondary school, university or any other part of economics education, we do not see important changes in society and science sufficiently reflected in the curricula.
As a consequence our students do not learn proper economics, and are ill‐equipped to deal with important changes in society. This needs to change. But how? And how drastic? Just renovation, a total make‐over or something in between?

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Our New Economy
Rethinking Economics NL
Stichting Innovatie Economieonderwijs


Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen
Mauritskade 63
Amsterdam, 1092 AD Netherlands
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