Articles and analyses from the INET community on the key economic questions of our time.
Event Video: MLK 55 Years Later: Can The Church Study War No More?
On April 4th, 1967, at a time when the justness and necessity of the Vietnam War was broadly accepted, Dr. King issued a stirring rebuke of the U.S. establishment. He was criticized heavily for challenging US foreign policy; he was told to stick to civil rights.
Letter to SEC: How Stock Buybacks Undermine Investment in Innovation for the Sake of Stock-Price Manipulation
Paper: Fragility and Resilience in Green Development in Africa: Intersections and Trade-offs
Special Drawing Rights and Elasticity in the International Monetary System
How could the new SDR allocation help developing countries?
Paper: Digital Access and Economic Transformation in Africa
An overview of the current digital access landscape in Africa
Paper: Demography, Inclusive Growth and Youth Employment in Africa
The youth paradox is accentuated by the effects of Covid-19, while the concrete short- and medium-term prospects for young people remain unclear.
How Inequality Leads to Industrial Feudalism
In a society where asset ownership is incredibly unequal, social mobility becomes severely diminished
Paper: Regional and Continental Integration in Africa in the Covid-19 Era: New Drivers and Perspectives
Fable of the Squirrels: New Research on Wealth Inequality Among Animals Sparks Debate on Human Economies
Should Central Bank Liquidity Provision Be a Vehicle for Fiscal Discipline?
By helping abate the liquidity crisis, incidences of banks becoming insolvent are reduced, and hence moral hazard in its severest form is minimized.
Looking for a Libertarian Who’s Not Afraid of History
A response to Phillip Magness in The Wall Street Journal
Halloween Is Over - Are Corporate Zombies Still Out There?
Swift reorganization or liquidation of insolvent businesses is the single best policy to deal with corporate debt booms.
Dr John Nkengasong: A Collective Regional Approach Has Shown Its Power
An interview with John Nkengasong, Director of Africa CDC, about how a coordinated response to COVID-19 in Africa has proven to be effective
Does America Want a CHIPS for Buybacks Act?
To strengthen the American semiconductor industry, Congress should condition additional funds on suspending stock buybacks