Collections

  1. The Bear Stearns Bailout, Ten Years Later

    Ten years ago, the investment bank Bear Stearns collapsed. Its controversial rescue by the Federal Reserve and JP Morgan Chase marked a prelude to the global financial crisis, which would begin in earnest in September 2008. As part of INET’s look back at the financial crisis, we offer this series of reflections on the Bear Stearns bailout, the financialization of debt, and the moral hazard of government bailouts of banks. 

  2. Global Commission

    Learn more about the Commission on Global Economic Transformation

  3. #NewEconomicThinking

    To commemorate the 150th episode of our video series, “New Economic Thinking,” we are highlighting some of the most compelling content from the series here.

  4. #INET2017

    Material from, and related to, INET’s 2017 conference: Reawakening

  5. Rebels & Masters

  6. The Vanishing Middle Class

  7. Economics of Innovation

    Focusing on understanding the context in which innovation is possible, and examining the role of innovation in growth and distribution.

  8. Gender Inequality

    A collection of INET work on gender inequality, inclusion and diversity, and the broader economic consequences.

  9. Experts on Trial

    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.

  10. 2016 in Review

    Significant papers and contributions produced in 2016 under the INET rubric

  11. Political Turmoil

    Viewing economic outcomes as divorced from politics risks serious misunderstanding and virtually ensures regulatory failure.

  12. Trade

    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

  13. Economics of Race

    Investigating race as a driver of economic destiny.

  14. Economic Growth

    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?

  15. Future of Europe

    New perspectives on Europe’s unfolding financial, economic and political crises