Leading Economists To Gather In Toronto April 10-12, 2014

Larry Summers, Joseph Stiglitz, Andy Haldane, Adair Lord Turner, Michael Sandel and Many More to Speak

Three Day Conference - "HUMAN AFTER ALL: INNOVATION, DISRUPTION, SOCIETY" - Hosted By The Institute for New Economic Thinking and the Centre for International Governance Innovation

TORONTO, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Institute for New Economic Thinking is hosting its fifth annual conference with its partner the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. The conference topic is the economics of innovation and the impact of innovation on society. Speakers will include a roster of newsmakers, including former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, Nobel laureates Joseph Stiglitz and James Heckman, former co-CEO of Research In Motion Jim Balsillie, Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane, former head of the U.K. Financial Services Authority Adair Lord Turner, Harvard University professor and best-selling author Michael Sandel, and author, essayist and President of PEN International, John Ralston Saul.

To See The Full Conference Program Please Visit The Below Link:

http://www.ineteconomics.org/toronto2014program

Who: The Institute for New Economic Thinking of New York and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) of Waterloo, Ontario

What: Three-Day Economics of Innovation Conference Featuring World Renowned Economists, Economic Policy Makers, and Practitioners

When: Thursday, April 10 to Saturday, April 12, 2014

Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel
100 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario

Members of the Media Interested in Registering for the Conference Please Contact:

Eric J. Weiner, Director of Communications
Institute for New Economic Thinking
+1 646-751-4915 | ejw@ineteconomics.org

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE FOR NEW ECONOMIC THINKING
The Institute for New Economic Thinking is an independent New York City-based economic research and education foundation designed to broaden and accelerate the development of a new field of economic thought that will lead to real-world solutions to the great economic and social challenges of the 21st century. Created in response to the global financial crisis of 2008, the Institute is supporting this fundamental shift in economic ideas by funding academic research, building communities of new economic thinkers, and spreading the word about the need for change. www.ineteconomics.org

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements. Conducting an active agenda of research, events and publications, CIGI's interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with policy, business and academic communities around the world. CIGI was founded in 2001 by Jim Balsillie, then co-CEO of Research In Motion (BlackBerry), and collaborates with and gratefully acknowledges support from a number of strategic partners, in particular the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. www.cigionline.org

SOURCE Institute for New Economic Thinking

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