Articles and analyses from the INET community on the key economic questions of our time.


Unstable Capital Flows Threaten Emerging Economies

Aug 24, 2018

It’s not just Turkey­—from India to Indonesia, external financial liabilities are a looming threat


Austerity Caused Brexit

Aug 2, 2018

Places hit hardest by austerity cuts were more likely to vote for UKIP and Leave


Boycott the Journal Rankings

Jul 27, 2018

Journal rankings are a rigged game. The blacklist of history of economic thought journals isn’t a fluke nor a conspiracy—it exposes how citation rankings really work


The American Behind the Deutsche Mark

Jun 20, 2018

70 years ago today, Edward A. Tenenbaum helped pull off an astounding feat—successfully reforming Germany’s currency after World War II


How the Largest Banks Are Leading Us to a New Financial Crisis

Jun 19, 2018

By evading regulation of credit default swaps, the major U.S. banks put taxpayers—and the entire economy—at risk


Breaking the Stranglehold of the Orthodoxy in Economics

May 28, 2018

Introducing INET’s body of work on dysfunctions in research evaluation, Rob Johnson shows how breaking academic conformity is vital for the economics profession—and the economy itself.


Argentina’s Unseen Fragility

May 18, 2018

With growth fueled by an increase in debt, Argentina is facing an uncertain economic future, despite investors’ generally rosy view. The government of Mauricio Macri has options to address the country’s macroeconomic risks, but none of them will be free of tough choices.


The Growing BRICS Economies: An INET Series

Apr 12, 2018

The BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—play a crucial and growing role in the world economy. Sanjay Reddy kicks off our series exploring shifting social and economic dynamics within these countries, and what they mean for the global economy.