that challenges economic orthodoxy
to change the conversation about major economic problems and policy
and support a global network of new economic thinkers
We host events
that bring together scholars, students, and policymakers from around the world
INET’s grantees and Commission on Global Economic Transformation are looking at artificial intelligence and society.
Economist James K. Boyce explains how to fight climate change and rising income inequality in one shot
The central goal of any serious climate policy is to keep fossil fuels in the ground. The central question is how.
The Chicago School has long used bankrupt assumptions to strangle antitrust policy
Political risk—and what firms do about it
It was too good to be true: Another effort to vindicate austerity falls victim to flawed methodology.
Progressive movements can and should push for pluralism in economics
Economics is often thought of as emotion-less, but Daniel Benjamin argues for happiness as a vital indicator
Artificial intelligence promises to make our lives easier. But is the cost losing some of our humanity?
Economist Marie Mora discusses the deep economic crisis that has afflicted Puerto Rico for years
When the stock market grows faster than the housing market, the gains of the top 1% outpace those of the middle class
Richard Vague and Rob Johnson discuss the role of excessive lending in causing financial crises throughout history