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


Economics and Politics

Aug 2, 2011

Economics and politics go hand in hand, we all know that.


When the US last defaulted...

Jul 14, 2011

Two things seem to be taken for granted in the current debt-ceiling debate: 1. The parties will come to an agreement on the debt ceiling because 2. These United States have never defaulted and will not start now.


The government and the market

Jul 11, 2011

Mention the government and the market and all academic reflection and civilized discussion dissolves into heated monologues. Politicians are an extreme case.