Plenary Sessions


Is There a Replication Crisis in Finance?

Evidence for and against the replication crisis  How do investment factors hold up against replication tests?  Practical tips for understanding whether a factor works 


Economics for a Better World

Looking at current crises, such as climate change and the pandemic, through the lens of economics Why is there so much distrust of economics? Can modern economics provide applicable solutions to current problems?


The Path Forward for the European Economy

Outlook for the European economy  A closer look at the ECB’s policy and goals  Limits of monetary policy and the need for fiscal policy 


The Shortcomings of Logic

When is rational thinking ineffective or dangerous?  How are creative solutions generated?  Practical applications for “irrational” ideas