Our past events

Upcoming in Fall:

Tentative list. We will publish full schedule in early September.

  • TBA | ReSES ID Seminar
    11.10 2023, 16.00-18.00 EEST, on Zoom
    Speaker: Edward Nik-Khah
    Discussant: TBA
    Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat

  • Geoff Hodgson | Argumenta Distinguished Lecture
    18.10.2023, University of Helsinki

  • Progress in Economics | ReSES ID Seminar
    2.11.2023, on Zoom

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

  • Algorithmic Spectre: Philosophical Perspectives on Modern Economics and the Computer | ReSES ID Seminar
    20.12.2023, on Zoom

    Speaker: Magdalena Małecka (Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies)
    Discussant: TBA
    Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat (University of Helsinki)

  • Homo Economicus by Uskali Mäki | Public lecture
    14-15.12.2023, University of Helsinki
    Event details: TBA

Past events

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)

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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)

  • Hanna Ylöstalo: Feminism, economy, and political imagination | ReSES ID Seminar

    We are happy to invite you to our next ReSES ID Seminar featuring a talk by Hanna Ylöstalo on “Feminism, economy, and political imagination”. In this talk, Ylöstalo will discuss feminist views on the economy and economic policy, and the growing need for envisaging more socially and ecologically sustainable social formations. Event: ReSES ID Seminar…

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