2011 GEM-Turkey and GEM-Europe Regional Program
Gender, Macroeconomics and International Economics
International Working Group (GEM-IWG)
GEM-EUROPE and GEM-TURKEY
Knowledge Networking and Capacity Building Program on Engendering
Macroeconomics and International Economics
1st European Regional Intensive Workshop and Symposium
Istanbul Technical University (ITU), October 9 - 17, 2011
In collaboration with ITU Women's Studies Center in Science, Engineering and Technology; Warsaw School of Economics; Levy Economics Institute, Gender Equality and the Economy Program,(GEEP) and University of Utah, Department of Economics
In Partnership with the Heinrich Boell Foundation and UNDP, and with support of IDRC
GEM-IWG, along with GEM-Europe and GEM-Turkey, is pleased to announce its European regional program on knowledge networking and capacity building on gender, macroeconomics and international economics. This program aims to facilitate the integration of a gender perspective into macroeconomic research and policy formulation in Europe with a special focus on the transition and emerging economies in Eastern and Southern Europe, the Balkans as well as the Caucasus and Central Asia. The purpose of the program is to create a knowledge network of economists in these regions.
Key activities of the 2011 regional program consist of a) an intensive workshop to be held in Istanbul on October 9th through 15th, and b) a symposium to be held in Istanbul on October 17th on "Engendering Macroeconomic Policy in the Periphery of Europe".