The world economy faced multiple crises in recent decades – from the Global Financial Crisis to the Euro Crisis, the Climate Crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and, more recently, the war in Ukraine – leading to a renaissance of state intervention in economies throughout the world. Consequently, structural transformation and adaptation to address newly arising challenges (re-entered the agenda of academic and policy debates in both less and more advanced parts of the world economy. This renewed interest in the analysis of the state’s role in supporting structural change, building economic and social resilience in times of crises, while events have also led to a rise in research on comparative capitalism.
On behalf of Magdolna Sass of the Institute of World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (CERS) and László Bruszt of the Democracy Institute, Central European University (CEU), we kindly invite you to submit your papers for the 8th ‘The Role of State in Varieties of Capitalism’ conference. The theme this year is ‘Structural Transformations in a Crises-driven World Economy’, which will take a hybrid form with both onsite and online sessions. CEU in Budapest will host the event with a program encompassing two full days of exciting keynote lectures, panel discussions, and presentations.
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