The Challenges to Portugal’s EU Presidency
Dec 13, 2019
Many of the challenges facing the new EU Presidency will need to be addressed not only at the European level but within a reinvigorated multilateral framework.
The Stormy Birth of “Europe”
Nov 7, 2019
National States and Conflicting Economic Priorities in the Making of the European Monetary System
Working Paper Series
The Political Economy of Europe Since 1945: A Kaleckian Perspective
This paper analyzes the early stages of the formation of the Common Market.
How Performance Evaluation Metrics Corrupt Researchers
Oct 3, 2019
New research shows how citation metrics create perverse incentives for corruption in economics
INET at the Trento Economics Festival
May 30, 2019
A collection of our research on populism, globalization and nationalism
The Trento Experiment
YSI @ The Trento Festival of Economics 2019
May 30–Jun 2, 2019
This year the YSI participation at the Trento Festival of Economics will be different. There will be no panels with talks that are too long, actually, there will be no talks at all… Welcome to The Trento Experiment!
INET Leadership Meets with Portugal’s Finance Minister and Eurogroup President
Apr 12, 2019
Group discussed pressing issues in the eurozone and the need for new economic thinking
How to Ruin a Country in Three Decades
Apr 10, 2019
Italy’s austerity-fueled crisis is a warning to the Eurozone
Working Paper Series
Lost in Deflation
Why Italy’s woes are a warning to the whole Eurozone
Can Markets Corrode Relationships?
Mar 25, 2019
Kristen Ghodsee discusses her research on how love and relationships function under socialism and capitalism, and what economists miss about the rise of right-wing populism in Eastern Europe
YSI @ FMM Conference: 10 Years after the Crash
Oct 25–27, 2018
What did societies and politicians learn from the crash? What have been theoretical achievements in orthodox and heterodox economic thinking since then? Where do we go from here?
Unstable Capital Flows Threaten Emerging Economies
Aug 24, 2018
It’s not just Turkey—from India to Indonesia, external financial liabilities are a looming threat
Whatever happened to Economics?
Joint workshop of Rethinking Economics and the YSI Philosophy of Economics Working Group @ STOREP
Jun 27–30, 2018
From 28-30 June the Italian Association for the History of Political Economy will be gathering in Genova to ask the question “Whatever has happened to political economy?”. Before the start of the conference, Rethinking Economics and the YSI Philosophy of Economics Working Group will host a workshop to discuss a related question: “Whatever happened to economics?”. Professor Geoffrey Hodgson will participate in our discussion.
Italy’s Crisis Is the Left’s Crisis
Jun 22, 2018
When politics is defined in terms of “populism” vs. “the mainstream,” the possibility for real economic reform is diminished.
A Poetic Challenge to Global Capitalism That Will Rend Your Heart
Jun 21, 2018
Edoardo Nesi’s new book tracks the destructive march of globalization and neoliberal capitalism through his own life and the places, like Italy, that lie broken in its wake.