Nov 7, 2019
National States and Conflicting Economic Priorities in the Making of the European Monetary System
Oct 3, 2019
New research shows how citation metrics create perverse incentives for corruption in economics
May 30, 2019
A collection of our research on populism, globalization and nationalism
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!
Apr 12, 2019
Group discussed pressing issues in the eurozone and the need for new economic thinking
Apr 10, 2019
Italy’s austerity-fueled crisis is a warning to the Eurozone
Working Paper Series
Why Italy’s woes are a warning to the whole Eurozone
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
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?
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.
Jun 22, 2018
When politics is defined in terms of “populism” vs. “the mainstream,” the possibility for real economic reform is diminished.
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.
Jun 20, 2018
70 years ago today, Edward A. Tenenbaum helped pull off an astounding feat—successfully reforming Germany’s currency after World War II
Jun 14, 2018
The election of Italy’s right-wing, populist government exposes the economic and democratic shortcomings of the European project and its nationalist rivals