Commission on Global Economic Transformation

Updates

  1. Pope Francis Joins Joe Stiglitz and Rob Johnson in Creating New Economic Thinking

    May 13, 2019

    INET Global Commission to collaborate with Pope Francis and Scholas Occurrentes on bringing the voices of young people into the economics profession

  2. Global Commission Discusses Macroeconomics and Finance in New York

    Mar 11, 2019

    The latest meeting of INET’s Commission on Global Economic Transformation addressed the flaws in existing macroeconomic and financial models—and explored solutions to foster shared prosperity

  3. Global Commission Discusses Tech + the Future of Work in San Francisco

    Feb 14, 2019

    The latest meeting of INET’s Commission on Global Economic Transformation addressed the impact of technological change on jobs and society—and how best to harness the power of tech

  4. Danny Quah on the Future of Global Trade

    Sep 17, 2018

    What would global trade without the U.S. at the helm look like? INET Global Commissioner Danny Quah investigates.

  5. Bloomberg: Why Innovation Tends to Bypass Mainstream Economics

    Apr 30, 2018

    The discipline is divorced from real-world relevance and has lost credibility, writes INET Global Commissioner Mohamed A. El-Erian 

  6. Times Now News: America has been afflicted by an ideology that doesn’t work, says Joseph Stiglitz

    Apr 30, 2018

    Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, in an exclusive interview with timesnownews.com, talks about what is wrong with current American capitalism, rise of a new kind of politics emerging from dissent towards government and more. Here are some excerpts from the interview.

  7. Chicago Booth Review: Globalization is close to its ‘holy cow’ moment

    Apr 30, 2018

    Richard Baldwin writes on why we must rethink our outdated ideas about international trade.

  8. Euractiv: Champion of ‘helicopter money’ questions universal basic income

    Nov 14, 2017

    “As chair of Britain’s Financial Services Authority, Adair Turner saw the collapse of the financial system firsthand. In the aftermath of the crisis, he became one of the main advocates of helicopter money – but today he doubts if universal basic income is the best way to address growing inequality. Adair Turner spoke with EURACTIV’s Jorge Valero during INET’s conference held in Edinburgh (Scotland”

  9. BBC World Service Interviews CGET Commissioners Rob Johnson and Winnie Byanyima

    Nov 10, 2017

    Why the solution to global inequality may actually be the revival of old school policies such as public education and organised labour rights.

  10. BBC World Service Interviews CGET Commissioners Rob Johnson and Winnie Byanyima

    Nov 10, 2017

    Why the solution to global inequality may actually be the revival of old school policies such as public education and organised labour rights.

  11. Euractiv: Oxfam chief: ‘We also feel the lack of trust among citizens’

    Oct 24, 2017

    “Winnie Byanyima believes it is high time to come up with fresh thinking in the world of politics and economy. But first, deeper self-criticism is needed across the board because all fields, including the NGO sector, are affected by a lack of trust from citizens.”

  12. Bloomberg: Inequality Is Biggest Danger for Global Growth, Warn Top Economists

    Oct 24, 2017

    Bloomberg highlights INET’s new Commission for Global Economic Transformation

  13. Inequality Is Biggest Danger for Global Growth, Warn Top Economists (Bloomberg News)

    Oct 24, 2017

    This article originally appeared on Bloomberg

  14. Euractiv: Catalonia, a viable independent state?

    Oct 23, 2017

    “Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz tells EURACTIV.com that the region would be accepted in the EU and therefore become a viable independent economy if it applied, but the former chair of the UK’s Financial Services Authority Adair Turner disagrees.”

  15. CommonSpace: Nobel prize-winning economist makes the case for Scottish independence in the EU

    Oct 23, 2017

    Commission on Global Economic Transformation member Joseph Stiglitz argues that an independent Scotland in the EU would “resolve a lot of the uncertainties” of Brexit at INET’s Reawakening conference in Edinburgh

  16. Institute for New Economic Thinking uses Edinburgh conference to unveil new initiative to 'transform' global economy (Business Insider UK)

    Oct 23, 2017

    This article originally appeared on insider.co.uk

  17. Bloomberg: Nobel Laureates Stiglitz, Spence Lead New Group to Tackle World's Economic Woes

    Oct 22, 2017

    Stiglitz speaks to Bloomberg about INET’s Commission on Global Economic Transformation

  18. Nobel laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Michael Spence head commission to tackle problems of global economy (Sunday Times)

    Oct 22, 2017

    This article originally appeared in The Sunday Times of London

  19. Nobel Laureates to Co-Chair Independent Commission on Global Economy

    Oct 22, 2017

    Joseph Stiglitz, Michael Spence and a global team of leading thinkers are calling for new thinking & new rules for the world economy

  20. Nobel Laureates Stiglitz, Spence Lead New Group to Tackle World's Economic Woes (Bloomberg News)

    Oct 21, 2017

    This article originally appeared on Bloomberg