Seminars & Events
The Economics unit organizes several lively seminar series attracting academics and policymakers from around the world.
Additional seminars at the University of Geneva and Lausanne (no more than 30 minutes away), make for one of the liveliest joint seminar offerings in Europe.
- Research Seminar
At this venue, outside scholars come to present their latest papers every other week in order to keep students and faculty at the forefront of research.
- Brown Bag Lunch
An informal weekly seminars where faculty and graduate students present their work related to international economics. Participation is open to the public.
- Development Therapy
This is an informal bi-monthly meeting for faculty and graduate students to present ongoing research and to receive constructive comments and criticism that will further its development. The seminar welcomes research that draws on the full range of topics within the discipline of development economics.
- International Centre for Money and Banking Lectures
The ICMB Center - a highly influential and well respected think tank associated with the Economics department, headed by Professor Charles Wyplosz – organizes a series of lectures open to students and faculty.
- Geneva Trade and Development Workshop
A joint initiative by the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI), UNCTAD, the University of Geneva, and the World Trade Organization. Its objective is for researchers to share their work and ideas.
- Institute Public Lectures
The Graduate Institute of International Studies organizes a series of high-profile lectures with leading policymakers. Occasionally, these focus on topics of economics.