Perspectives and analyses from the INET community on the key economic questions of our time.
“Facebook is undermining our country, our democracy.”
Richard Vague looks at what it’ll take for the U.S. to win the R&D race
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?
Central bankers pursue a “neutral” rate that doesn’t exist
Prejudice and collusion, not simply research quality, drive journal citations
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.