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


Why "Free Trade" Agreements Serve Corporations First

Feb 22, 2018

Far from spreading benefits across the economy, agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership enrich individual corporations by design—at the expense of workers and national economies


Why Economic Recovery Requires Rethinking Capitalism

Nov 15, 2016

Mission-oriented public investment is vital to spur a revival of private-sector investment


Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crisis

Feb 16, 2016

Exploring the genesis of an important work, one that critiques mainstream neoclassical economics and offers an alternative framework for understanding modern economies.


Inequality As Policy: Selective Trade Protectionism Favors Higher Earners

Oct 27, 2016

Offshoring manufacturing may have hurt many working people in America, but professionals and intellectual property have been robustly protected


Escaping the New Normal of Weak Growth

Oct 7, 2016

Eight years after the crisis erupted, what the global economy is experiencing is starting to look less like a slow recovery than like a new low-growth equilibrium. With monetary policy unable to stimulate demand, or even inflation, it’s time for fiscal authorities to relieve the burden on central banks.