SciFi ​Economics

Residency

May 6-9, 2024 | Messina, Italy & Online

join us in shaping the future of economic policy by ​contributing to a dynamic and interdisciplinary ​exploration of post-Neoclassical economic thinking.


Outcomes

01

Outputs

Create two future economic system ​descriptions: one as an encyclopedia entry ​and the other as an artistic interpretation, ​merging applied economics with creativity.

02

Pr​ocess

Participate in two-hour facilitated sessions, ​where small groups collaboratively draft ​encyclopedia entries, inspired by the ​Space Economy Camp model.

03

Participants

We convene 20 diverse participants, ​including policymakers, academics, civil ​society members, and creatives, prioritizing ​gender balance and Global- South ​representation.

Program

Day 1

Keynote & Field Visit

Keynote by Prof. Ha-Joon Chang and a ​field visit to the Messina Advanced Cluster ​—a real-life science fiction economy.

Day 2-3

Workshops

Thematic parallel sessions, exploring ​different facets of a conceptually sound ​and radically different economic system.

Day 4

Synthesis

Curation of materials generated, focusing on ​publication.

Organisers

The Scifi Economics Residency is a joint initiative by:



Learning Partners

  • UNDP Istanbul Innovation Days