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Futures Past. Economic Forecasting in the 20th and 21st Century

Start Date
10.10.2018
End Date
11.10.2018
Venue
University of Hamburg

The purpose of this two-day interdisciplinary conference is to foster the exchange between forecasters, economists, historians, and other scholars from the social sciences and the humanities. Contributions from the fields of history, sociology, philosophy, psychology, and economics are equally welcome.


Conference "Great Slumps, policy responses, and populism: past and present"

Start Date
30.05.2017
End Date
30.05.2017
Venue
University of Halle-Wittenberg

Nearly a decade after the 2008 crisis, its economic and political after-effects are still with us. Extraordinary policies taken by central banks may have prevented another Great Depression, but the crisis and the policy responses to it have changed the political economy of Western societies and upset the political foundations of globalization.