Nancy Folbre’s Feminist, Unorthodox Economics
Jan 4, 2018
The renowned feminist economist discusses the importance of heterodoxy, radicalism, and social justice to the discipline
Veiling among Muslim women is modeled as a commitment mechanism that limits temptation to deviate from religious norms of behavior.
Is Slow Growth the “New Normal”?Conference
If So, What Are the Policy Solutions?
Hosted by Secular Stagnation
Dec 15, 2017
Distinguished Scholars Including Larry Summers and Adair Turner Present Evidence of the Trend and Policy Solutions
How Academic Conformity Punishes Women—and Restricts the Diversity of Economic Ideas
Dec 14, 2017
Skewed measures of “research output” hold back women who think differently or study smaller subfields in economics—and it’s harming the discipline as a whole
World Economic RoundtableDiscussion
Explaining a Decade of Stagnation: Where Do We Go From Here?
Dec 14, 2017
The World Economic Roundtable seeks to help the business, investment, and policy communities understand ongoing changes in the world economy and to promote a discussion of ideas that can advance the goal of a widely shared global prosperity.
YSI @ ALAHPE 2017
YSI workshop on history of economic thought ahead of the Conference of the Latin American Association for the History of Economic Thought (ALAHPE).
Nov 28, 2017
The History of Economic Thought and the Philosophy of Economics working groups are organising a Young Scholars Workshop on the methods and approaches to the history of economics that have consolidated during the last two decades.
How Despair Helped Drive Trump to Victory
Nov 16, 2017
From the Rust Belt to Rural America, Economic and Social Distress Helped Shape the 2016 US Presidential Election Outcome
The Dark Side of Discrimination in the Economics Profession
Nov 3, 2017
How Women Are Forced to Conform to the Research Habits and Interests of Men
Gender and the Future of Macroeconomics
Decomposition by such an important category as gender helps us understand the economy at the macro level, and design macroeconomic policy, better. It also provides the foundation for advocating equal gender rights and outcomes. But, where gendered policy issues arise in mainstream macroeconomics (income maldistribution, labour market composition, etc.) the subject matter is narrowed by its microfoundations, by focusing on GDP growth and on suboptimal outcomes being explained by market imperfections.
Macroeconomics of Gender
Oct 23, 2017 | 12:45
What would it look like if women and other marginalized groups could fully participate in our economy and society?
Identity Norms and Narratives
Oct 22, 2017 | 03:30
The Role These Factors Play in Shaping Economic Knowledge and Behavior
Innovation, Intellectual Property, and Development
A better set of approaches for the 21st century.
Diversity and the Evaluation of Economic Research: The Case of Italy
Especially in the wake of the Great Recession, calls for more diversity within economics are usually limited to appealing for greater diversity in the economists’ backgrounds, while diversity of opinion and approaches is often neglected.
Taking the Con Out of Economics? The Limits of Negative Darwinism
Oct 22, 2017 | 12:00
What Do Citations Actually Measure in Economics and How Should Economic Journals and Department Review Committees Use This Data?
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