The year 2020 saw JIAS also expanding with the establishment of the Karl Mittermaier Centre for the Philosophy of Economics (KMCPE). The KMCPE is a partnership between the University of Johannesburg and Mrs. Isabella Mittermaier, Karl Mittermaier’s widow. The main mission of the Centre is to promote the work and ideas of Karl Mittermaier, an exceptional academic and economist who worked at the University of Witwatersrand from the 1967 until his retirement in 2002. Mittermaier’s work, which focused on the philosophy of economics and institutional economics was breath taking and way ahead of its time. The renewed attention and focus on the philosophical foundations of economics due to the global economic crisis the world has gone through has made Karl Mittermaier’s work even more relevant. The Centre’s mission complements JIAS’s main concern with searching for new ideas that address some of the pressing problems that face humanity today. We are very pleased that Mrs. Mittermaier chose JIAS as a custodian of her former husband’s intellectual legacy and we look forward to supporting the Centre in its endevours to generate new ideas that will address some of the most important questions that confront the economies of the world.