Still Swimming Against the Tide?

The 4th UNCTAD YSI Summer School celebrates the approach and legacy of UNCTAD’s annual Trade and Development Report (TDR). The school will bring together UNCTAD experts, academics, diplomats, and young scholars from across the globe for lively and stimulating intellectual debates.

INET in Focus


America Vs. Everyone

Is China really the enemy, or are we just creating self-fulfilling prophecies?

Featuring Jeffrey D. Sachs and Rob Johnson

Is Victorian writer Walter Bagehot, whose adage “lending freely against good collateral at a penalty rate” has been gospel for central bankers, still relevant in a post-Great Financial Crisis world?

By Laurent Le Maux

How once-promising Black upward mobility reversed course, and what can be done about it

By William Lazonick, Philip Moss, and Joshua Weitz

Despite fear-mongering about the latest Consumer Price Index, unemployment remains elevated and stimulus is needed to prevent a collapse in demand

By Claudia Fontanari, Antonella Palumbo, and Chiara Salvatori

Working Paper | Finance

Country Risk

Analyzing corporate conference calls reveals the way that countries perceive and spread risk through the global financial system

By Tarek Alexander Hassan, Jesse Schreger, Markus Schwedeler, and Ahmed Tahoun

Contrary to the New Keynesian paradigm, long-term unemployment can be reversed without a significant uptick in inflation

By Walter Paternesi Meloni, Davide Romaniello, and Antonella Stirati

Unlike the Great Recession, the pandemic has hit women workers harder than men, and disproportionately hurt the job prospects of lower education workers

By Steven Fazzari and Ella Needler

Jun 29, 2021

Webinars and Events

Debt Talks Episode 8 | Public Debt: How Much is Too Much?

Where are the US and Europe now and where could they be going?

Jun 17, 2021

Webinars and Events

India: Aspirations & Contradictions in the Age of Nationalist Capital

New economic engagements with India.

Jun 03, 2021

Webinars and Events

INET at the Trento Economics Festival

Watch INET at the Trento Economics Festival online

May 31, 2021

Webinars and Events

Global Commission on Economics Transformation at the CEPS Ideas Lab

By Stefano Sannino Secretary-General, European External Action Service (EEAS), Jutta Urpilainen EU Commissioner for International Partnerships, European Commission, Rohinton P. Medhora President, The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Andrew Michael Spence Nobel Laureate of Economics, Co-Chair, Commission on Global Economic Transformation, Jayati Ghosh Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Andrea Renda (moderator) Senior Research Fellow, Head of GRID Unit, CEPS

Apr 22, 2021

Webinars and Events

Law, Economics & Policy Conference (LEPC) 4

A new age virtual conference series in 2021 that aims to bring together legal, economic, and public policy thinkers to consider a variety of real world issues in India in a holistic manner.

Apr 08, 2021

Webinars and Events

Survey Bias May Underestimate Unemployment, Particularly Among Young Black Men

Join us for this lively and timely presentation, followed by Q&A.