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Taking Responsibility for Climate Change

Friday 26 April 2024 | 16:15 – 18:00
Think Lounge, Tiedekulma, Yliopistonkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki


  • Säde Hormio (University of Helsinki)
  • David Schlosberg (University of Sydney)
  • Matti Liski (Aalto University)

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Past events

Dani Rodrik: Industrial Policies: The Old and the New

Dani Rodrik | Argumenta Distinguished Lecture
06.03.2024, 15:00 – 16:30
Online, via Zoom

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Uskali Mäki: Homo Economicus

Uskali Mäki | Argumenta Distinguished Lecture
14.12.2023, 14:00 – 16:00
Metsätalo sali 1, University of Helsinki

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Why Goldin Won: The Nobel Prize-Winning Research of Claudia Goldin

29.11.2023, 15:00 – 17:00 | ReSES ID Seminar

– Matti Sarvimäki (Aalto University, Helsinki Graduate School of Economics)
– Sari Kerr (Wellesley College)

Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat (University of Helsinki)

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Progress in Economics

2.11.2023, 14:00 – 16:00 | ReSES ID Seminar

Speaker: Catherine Herfeld (University of Hannover)
Discussant: Uskali Mäki (University of Helsinki)
Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat (University of Helsinki)

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Responsible Economics and Policymaking Workshop

A joint workshop of TINT/ESSK/ReSES and IRN (Justice and Interest)
26-27 October 2023, University of Helsinki
This workshop was held in person: no video is available.
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Geoffrey Hodgson: Explaining the origins and development of capitalism

Geoffrey Hodgson | Argumenta Distinguished Lecture
18.10.2023 14:00-16:00
Porthania PIII, Yliopistonkatu 3, University of Helsinki

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California Dreamin’: Economists Become Expert Epistemologists for Platform Capitalism

11.10.2023, 16.00-18.00 | ReSES ID Seminar

Speaker: Edward Nik-Khah
Discussant: Béatrice Cherrier
Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat

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Feminism, economy, and political imagination

27.9.2023, 14:15-15:45 | ReSES ID Seminar

Speaker: Hanna Ylöstalo (University of Turku)
Discussant: Mattias Lehtinen
Chair: Anita Välikangas & Jessica North

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Mary S. Morgan: Making Economic Concepts Fit for Public Action

Mary S. Morgan | Argumenta Distinguished Lecture

Speaker: Mary S. Morgan / London School of Economics and Political Science

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Ha-Joon Chang: Edible Economics – A Hungry Economist Explains the World

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9.6.2023 Argumenta Distinguished Lecture, Metsätalo sali 1

Speaker: Ha-Joon Chang (SOAS University of London)
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The 4-day Workweek: A win-win solution for the economy and society?

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2.6.2023 Panel discussion

Chair: Michiru Nagatsu (University of Helsinki)
Opening talk:
Timo Anttila: “Reduced working time: Experiences from Finland”
– Timo Anttila (Jyväskylä University)
– Aaro Hazak (Tallinn University of Technology)
– Kati Karhula (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health)
– Iana Nesterova (Aalto University)

Part 1, Opening presentation:

Part 2, Panel discussion:

Homecare or daycare? What does economics say?

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31.5. Panel discussion

Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat (University of Helsinki)
– Tuomas Kosonen (VATT)
– Maiju Paananen (Faculty of Education and Culture, Tampere University)
– Elina Pekkarinen (Ombudsman for Children in Finland)
– Essi Rentola (Ministry of Social Affairs and Health)
– Aino Saarinen (Dept. of Psychology and Logopedics, University of Helsinki)

Can Economics Save The World?

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28.4.2023, 17:00-19:00 Panel discussion

Chair: Magdalena Małecka (Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies)
– Erik Angner (Stockholm University)
– Minna Ylikännö (Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment)
– Outi Haanperä (The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra)
– Sixten Korkman (Economist)

N. Emrah Aydinonat’s blog post about the event:
Can economics save the world?

Economics, Policy and Democracy

12.4.2023, 14:00 – 16:00 ReSES ID Seminar

Speaker: Johanna Thoma (University of Bayreuth)
Discussant: Ville-Pekka Sorsa (University of Helsinki)
Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat (University of Helsinki)

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Moral Geometry and the Problem of Harm in Economics

22.3.2023, 16:00 – 18:00 ReSES ID Seminar

Speaker: George F. DeMartino (Josef Korbel School of International Studies)
Discussant: Caterina Marchionni (University of Helsinki)
Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat (University of Helsinki)

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What is natural capital and why should we care?

22.2.2023, 14:00 – 16:00 ReSES ID Seminar

Speaker: Anni Huhtala (Finnish Economic Policy Council)
Discussant: Eeva Furman (Prime Minister’s office for Finland, Strategy Department)
Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat (University of Helsinki)

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Are economists up for the challenges of the day? / Ovatko ekonomistit aikamme haasteiden tasalla?

8.2.2023 17:00 – 19:00 Panel discussion

Chair: Uskali Mäki (University of Helsinki)
Opening speech: Wendy Carlin (University College London)
– Riina Bhatia (Chair, Rethinking Economics Finland)
– Eeva Hellström (Senior Lead, Sitra)
– Mika Pantzar (Professor, University of Helsinki)
– Roope Uusitalo (Professor, University of Helsinki)

Event announcement in English / Kutsu suomeksi
– Teemu Lari’s blog post: Taloustieteen aikalaisdiagnoosia herättelemässä / Mitä avajaistapahtumassa puhuttiin 8.2.2023?

Pictures from the launch event:
(Photos: Jessica North)

  • Taking Responsibility for Climate Change

    ReSES – Rethinking the Serviceability of Economics to Society warmly invites you to an exciting event that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries, focusing on the critical intersection of ethics, economics, and politics in addressing the global challenge of climate change. Speakers: Date: Friday 26 April 2024Time: 16:15 – 18:00 Location: Think Lounge, Tiedekulma, Yliopistonkatu 4, 00100 HelsinkiOnline…

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