ECON+ is a global network of young people who aim to make a positive impact on our future through fresh ideas on economic policy.
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ECON+ needs you…
ECON+ is building a global team who are passionate about making a difference. Click on the link to find more information.
We’re also looking for articles, speakers, interviews and other content on our next topics: unemployment and social movements. If you have any ideas, contacts, or want to write something, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline 15th September.
What’s our mission?
We aim to..
– CONNECT young people who are interested in economic matters
– DISCUSS economic policies that matter to us
– INSPIRE positive change on a local, national and international level
Why we created ECON+
At a time when policy makers are saying… “I found the available [economic and financial] models of limited help. In fact, I would go further: in the face of the crisis, we felt abandoned by conventional tools.” JEAN-CLAUDE TRICHET and young people are having a tough time… “The International Labour Organization estimates that around the world, there are nearly 75 million unemployed youth — a new “Lost Generation,” in the words of panellists discussing the problem at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland” TIME MAGAZINE 2012 …we at ECON+ are passionate about connecting and engaging young people in discussions which will shape our economic future. Furthermore, we believe that young people have a lot to contribute and that our ideas should be heard.
How will it work?
ECON+ is based on three pillars…
Want to get involved?
We want you, wherever you are in the world, economist or non-economist, to get involved. Here you can join the network and we’ll send you updates about our events and work. If you’re interested in joining the team and taking a more active role we’re currently recruiting. You can find more information here.
Got any ideas?
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