UNCTAD Summer School 2018 Money, finance and debt: Old debates and new challenges

UNCTAD and the Young Scholars Initiative have the honour to invite member States to UNCTAD Summer School 2018 (venue to be announced). The activity will be held from 3 to 7 September 2018, and aims to bring together academics, policy experts and young policymakers and scholars, to participate in an international debate on globalization and the management of its consequences for developing countries. The theme of UNCTAD Summer School 2018 is: Money, finance and debt – Old debates and new challenges. Daily activities will include the following: - Lectures by UNCTAD staff, senior academics and policymakers - Presentations by young scholars - Interactive debates between academics, policy experts and young policymakers and scholars The school is jointly organized by the UNCTAD Division on Globalization and Development Strategies and the Young Scholars Initiative of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. It is planned as an interdisciplinary academic forum that aims to provide participants with insights regarding current policy debates with regard to developing countries in which UNCTAD is engaged. The interdisciplinary approach aims to deliver an integral theoretical, historical, economic and policymaking perspective on the topics covered.