Call for Summer School Applicants: 2024 World Congress for Social Economics

Call for Summer School Applicants

Summer School in Social Economics
June 3-4, 2024

The Association for Social Economics announces a Summer School workshop for graduate students and recent PhDs to be held in conjunction with the 17th World Congress. The Summer School begins in the afternoon of June 3 and continues on June 4 at the University of Massachusetts Boston in Boston, USA.
 
Aims: The Summer School brings together a small group of participants to discuss the central concerns of social economics as a springboard for cutting-edge research and teaching. Social economics is centrally concerned with questions of social, cultural and ethical values in economic life and the study of these questions at philosophical, theoretical, empirical and policy-related levels.
 
Summer School topics include: (1) social economics, the history of economic thought, and frameworks for thinking about ethics and economics; (2) core topics in social-economics research (theory of the individual; the role of social and cultural values in economic life; inequality; poverty; needs; stratification by gender, race, and class) (3) research methods in social economics (4) publishing outlets and strategies for graduate students and recent PhDs.

Summer School teachers include Randy Albelda, Rojhat Avsar, Nina Banks, Elissa Braunstein, John B. Davis, Amitava Dutt, Dania Francis, Robert McMaster, Ellen Mutari, Christine Ngo, Lenore Palladino, Paolo Ramazzotti, Zoe Sherman, and Roberto Veneziani.

Accepted participants will receive complimentary registration to the World Congress and a one-year ASE membership. All participants must commit to participating in all sessions of the Summer School and to staying for the entire World Congress.

Eligibility:  Participants must be graduate students or recent Ph.D.s (priority to applicants who received their PhD since 2021) in economics or related fields. 
 
Fellowships: The ASE will award 25 Ingrid Rima Fellowships to selected Summer School participants. In addition to complimentary registration to the World Congress and a one-year ASE membership, Ingrid Rima Fellows will receive complimentary room for the Summer School and the World Congress, as well as a stipend towards travel costs.  
 
Applications: The application deadline is March 1, 2024. For information on the application process, please see the application for the summer school and fellowship.

Please see the conference event page for more information.

For questions, contact the Summer School Selection Committee Chair, Harry Konstantinidis ().

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