Most of the public events organized by the project were part of the Future Markets Consultation, a program of activities that mainly ran in the fall of 2020 to reflect on the future of capitalism in Europe.
April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Various innovative ideas for the welfare state, such as an unconditional universal basic income, job guarantee and universal basic services, today seem less radical and utopian than they used to be. Is one the silver bullet solution to all of our problems? Or should we go for a combination that brings together the strengths of different ideas?
April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
We are moving away from neoliberal market ideas and a focus on narrow economic growth, towards an economy centred on enhancing human well-being in a sustainable, equitable and resilient way - also known as the Well-Being Economy. How can we further stimulate this development? What are the implications for financial and environmental policy?
November 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On a more inclusive, just and sustainable model, with different European speakers.
November 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On the viability of a new market system. With Christian Felber and Luigi Zingales.
November 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On big data, the tech industry and the need for better governance. With Rana Foroohar and Jonathan Taplin.
November 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On 6 November 2020 the Think Tank of Young Economists of the Future Markets Consultation organized a consultation meeting with selected young professionals in Dutch debate center Pakhuis de Zwijger. Central topic was the idea of moving towards an economy where well-being rather than economic growth is the central goal.
November 2, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On environmental pressure and economic solutions to it. With Julia Steinberger & Ann Pettifor.
October 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
About the role of economic instruments that will enable markets to serve the poor. With Muhammad Yunus and Jeffrey Sachs.
October 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On the role of free markets for societal well-being. With Elizabeth Anderson and Francois Bourguignon.
October 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On the challenges of creating affordable housing and satisfying work for all. With Isabelle Ferreras & Josh Ryan-Collins.
October 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
About the role of non-market actors and spheres. With Raghuram Rajan and Paul Collier.
September 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On designing markets that stimulate the common good as a purpose. With Rebecca Henderson and Colin Mayer.
September 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
About the long term challenges for Europe. With Joseph Stiglitz and Herman Van Rompuy.
September 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
How economics is at the basis of incremental systematic change. With Irene van Staveren and Arnoud Boot.
June 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
It seems that neither market nor state, neither financiers nor politicians, can enforce a capitalism-reset in isolation. The problems of our global economy are too fundamental, diverse, and omnipresent. The current Corona-crisis shows the importance of a social contract that complements the formal structures of state and market. Between “supermar...
February 19, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The free market economy is, whether we want it or not, a central aspect of our lives. The bad side effects – like burnouts, the growing gap between rich and poor and climate change – start to become clearer. So to which end do we have this free market economy? Why do we work so hard? Can’t we just work fifteen hours a week like Keynes once pr...
April 11, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Economic growth and a free market sometimes seem to have become goals in their own right. Human well-being is often made subordinate to return on capital. Could a moral reorientation change this? What role can virtues play?