Midday goes social and conferences

We organise Midday goes Social seminars, conferences and roundtables on topical issues such as refugees, migrations, microfinance, social innovation and impact investing with guest speakers from civil society, NGOs, research institutes, foundations. We also partner with the University of Luxembourg and others in organising a series of lectures under the general theme of “Inequality and …?”.

    • benjamin-moll-2 Inequality and macroeconomics

      The relationship between macroeconomics and inequality is a two-way street but macroeconomic theory has been late in taking this aspect into account, said Benjamin Moll of Princeton University, at a seminar organised jointly by the EIB Institute, the University of Luxembourg and other partners as part of the “Inequality and…” series.

    • 2017 klasen Inequality and climate change

      Since 1990, growth in developing countries has been responsible for most greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, said Stephan Klasen, University of Göttingen, at a seminar organised jointly by the EIB Institute, the University of Luxembourg and other partners as part of the “Inequality and…” series.

    • Bank Financing, SME, Thorsten Beck, EIB Institute, BEI, reportage Bank financing for SMEs

      “SMEs are the private sector of developing countries” and financing their development is crucial, said Prof Thorsten Beck, from Cass Business School, at a seminar organised by the EIB Group (EIB, EIF and EIB Institute) as part of European SME Week.

    • 2017 KALIL inequality-and-child-development-3 Inequality and child development

      “Inequality begins at home. It develops from the myriad differences in the ways advantaged and disadvantaged parents interact with their children”, said Ariel Kalil, from University of Chicago, at a seminar organised jointly by the EIB Institute, University of Luxembourg and other partners as part of the “Inequality and…” series.

    • ACHILLI 2017 Human smuggling across the Mediterranean Sea

      Luigi Achilli, from the Migration Policy Centre, presented an attempt to understand the resilience of the smuggling networks who play a key role in the migrant crisis currently facing Europe.

    • Jamie BUTTERWORTH Circular economy is “a huge opportunity for Europe”

      The circular economy is “a huge opportunity for Europe” said Jamie Butterworth, from Circularity Capital, at a Midday Goes Social seminar.

    • 2017 BOURGUIGNON Inequality and inequity

      “Fighting inequality requires adressing both inequality of outcomes and inequality of opportunity”, said François Bourguignon, Professor at the Paris School of Economics, at a seminar organised jointly by the EIB Institute, Luxembourg Income Study, the University of Luxembourg and other partners as part of “Inequality and…” series.