After highly successful lecture series with Robert Skidelsky, Ha Joon Chang, as well as Branko Milanovic and Arjun Jayadev, INET is preparing a similar course on the economics of innovation, taught by notable scholar and practionar William H. Janeway. With a few seats available in the audience, young scholars interested in the topic may apply to partake in the series’ recording at the INET Office in New York.
About William Janeway
William H. Janeway has lived a double life of “theorist-practitioner,” according to the legendary economist Hyman Minsky, who first applied that term to him twenty-five years ago. In his role as “practitioner,” Bill Janeway has been an active growth equity investor for more than 40 years. He is a senior advisor and managing director of Warburg Pincus, where he has been responsible for building the information technology investment practice, as well as a director of Magnet Systems and O’Reilly Media. As a “theorist,” he is an affiliated member of the Faculty of Economics of Cambridge University, a member of the board of directors of the Social Science Research Council and the Fields Institute for Research in the Mathematical Sciences, and of the Advisory Board of the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance. He is a co-founder and member of the Governing Board of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), and a member of the Board of Managers of the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF). Following publication in November 2012, his book Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets Speculation and the State (Cambridge University Press) became a classic. The fully revised and updated second edition, Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Reconfiguring the Three-Player Game between Markets, Speculators and the State was published in May 2018.
How to Participate
Interested young scholars may apply to be part of the audience during one or more recording days.
- Wednesday, April 1st from 9am-5pm
- Thursday, April 2nd from 9am-5pm
- Friday, April 3rd from 9am-5pm
- Monday, April 6th from 9am-5pm
Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in venture capital and/or innovation economics, and be committed to attend for the full day, from 9am until 5pm. Lunch will be provided.
Apply here by March 20 for a chance to attend one or more recording days.
Applicants will be informed of selection decisions by March, 24th.