Articles

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

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Financialization of the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry

Dec 2, 2019

Pharmaceutical drugs are often a matter of life or death. It should be a prime objective of government policy to rid the industry of financialization.

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AI is Forcing Us to Rethink Economics

Aug 9, 2019

INET’s grantees and Commission on Global Economic Transformation are looking at artificial intelligence and society.

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A Plan for Earth’s Survival that Can Survive U.S. Politics?

Jul 30, 2019

Economist James K. Boyce explains how to fight climate change and rising income inequality in one shot

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Capitalism’s Great Reckoning

Jun 24, 2019

As the maladies of modern capitalism have multiplied, fundamental questions about the future of the world’s dominant economic model have become impossible to ignore. But in the absence of viable alternatives, the question is how to reform a system that is increasingly at odds with democracy.

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Why We Need New Measures of Potential Output—and What They Tell Us

May 16, 2019

Everyone is waking up to the fact that estimates of what is possible in the economy are way off: this paper explains why