Focusing on understanding the context in which innovation is possible, and examining the role of innovation in growth and distribution.
A collection of INET work on gender inequality, inclusion and diversity, and the broader economic consequences.
Widespread criticism of elites and their ‘experts ’ raises questions about how economists should perceive their role, and what role societies should give them. We invited four scholars to start an online conversation by sharing their perspectives. The symposium is also downloadable in booklet form.
Significant papers and contributions produced in 2016 under the INET rubric
Viewing economic outcomes as divorced from politics risks serious misunderstanding and virtually ensures regulatory failure.
International trade and investment are vital drivers of economic growth. As the size and shape of the world economy enters a new period of change, trade patterns reflect an evolving reality
Investigating race as a driver of economic destiny.
The global economy appears to be stuck in a pattern of low growth, low inflation and unresolved debt burdens. Is this a result of policy mistakes, or have the fundamental dynamics of the economy shifted into an era of little or no growth known as secular stagnation?
New perspectives on Europe’s unfolding financial, economic and political crises
A debate over definitions of Neoliberalism from different historical and philosophical approaches.
Trust is an essential part of a functioning economy, yet it is often one of the least understood variables in economics. While trust is difficult to understand and measure in the context of economics, this type of innovative work enables new and important conversations about trust and how it affects the economy.
Has financial reform succeeded in realigning finance with society’s broader public interests? Here’s what several of our top experts have to say.