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


Do Real Estate Markets Make Our Cities Less Livable?

Mar 4, 2019

Author Samuel Stein talks about how capitalism shapes housing and what economists have in common with city planners


Fighting for Gender Equality in Economics Is Not Nearly Enough

Mar 1, 2019

The field of economics is aggressively sexist and biased against new and unconventional ideas. Revelations about gender and ethnic discrimination show the need to reorient the whole system toward more freedom, respect, openness, and pluralism. But how?


Millionaire-Driven Education Reform Has Failed. Here’s What Works.

Jan 31, 2019

Journalist Andrea Gabor’s new book heralds a “quiet revolution” in education you didn’t know was happening


Why Wages Are Stagnating in Latin America

Oct 19, 2018

William Lazonick has shown how the doctrine of “shareholder value” has hurt wages in the United States. But in Latin America, where family corporations dominate, the story is more complicated.