Creating new economic thinkers for the twenty first century and beyond
For us, PROFESSIONALISM represents…New THINKING
Building relationship that last a LIFETIME
We create value based on INTEGRITY
Daring to LEAD through COMPLEXITIES
To become a positive tool globally to champion the efforts of raising new economic thinkers and professionals.
YGES seeks to approach the young professional economists from all walks of life and educate them through series of dialogues and exchange of economic ideas on various platforms.
What we bring to you
Global Economics Summer School (GESS)
The Global Economics Summer School is a three-week residential programme structured to host our members, giving them a taste of what it is like to learn and collaborate in a world-leading University.Read more
The Young Economists’ Dialogue (YED)
YED is a platform intended to stimulate the interest of young economics professionals and to help them better understand the concepts of economics in a more practical sense.Read more
New Economic Thinking Lecture Series
The NET lecture series is a vehicle through which YGES delivers economic lectures on issues affecting the global economy. It is intended to be a series of thought provoking lectures.Read more
In collaboration with institutions of economic thinking and development as well as with professionals, YGES would from time to time research and publish on issues of economic importance to the global economy.Read more
Each year, YGES will host an annual conference which will be accessible to and attended by all YGES members, partners and stakeholders. Annual convening will be scheduled first at the regional levels then the global level.Read more
30 Most Influential Young Economists Awards
This is the most-anticipated annual compilation of young, bold, and brightest economists who are under the age of 40 years old.
This initiative is aimed at celebrating new economic thinkers and rising economists who are influencing positive change across their country’s economy.
What our members say?
Fikri Syaryadifrom Indonesia
YGES promises to bring exciting stuff for all young economists around the world. I believe young economist have a key role to play in championing the new economic thinking.
Mohd Sedek Jantanfrom Malaysia
This is a truly a global first society for young economists. The projects and programs of YGES will certainly have a positive impact on all members.
Nokwanda T. Mathenjwafrom South Africa
Young Global Economist Society is very interesting and well needed amongst the young and upcoming economics professionals.
Dikshita Awotarowafrom Mauritius
It’s exciting to see such a global community of young economists. Let’s inspire the next generation of new economic thinkers.
Priya Srinivasanfrom India
Networking, learning and sharing ideas with peers is certainly the best way to learn. YGES is making that possible at a global scale.