Jun 7, 2017
Economics is not, nor can it be, value-free.
May 19, 2017
Demand, Secular Stagnation and the Vanishing Middle-Class
May 17, 2017
How austerity policies and microfinance can bankrupt rather than empower women. Professor Girón discusses why microfinance cannot replace development banks.
May 15, 2017
A look at America’s strange and dangerous approach to medicine, and how to fix it
Working Paper Series
This paper presents a model of mass incarceration in the United States, which has the largest proportion of its population imprisoned among advanced countries.
May 3, 2017
Professor Dutt discusses how group identity is key to addressing inequality and how inequality can disrupt group identity.
YSI @ ATGENDER
Participate in a conference session organized by YSI Gender and Economics Working Group
Apr 19–20, 2017
The YSI Working group on Gender and Economics invites young scholars to partake in their session at the ATGENDER spring conference
Apr 13, 2017
In his 2017 presidential address to the National Economic Association, Professor Darrick Hamilton warned that treating economics as a morally neutral ‘science’, and the discipline’s limited attention to structural barriers and overemphasis individual agency, has resulted in bad economics, and bad policy particularly as it relates to racial disparity.
Apr 4, 2017
The “War on Poverty,” and the impact of public policy
Mar 22, 2017
Pursuing equality while growing the economy requires reframing social spending as a form of investment.
Mar 15, 2017
A transition from the conventional policy of “redistributing income” to “redistributing membership”, could promote economic integration across communities and intergenerational mobility.
Mar 9, 2017
Eurocentric modernism has unhinged us from our human nature, argues Rajani Kanth in his new book
Mar 8, 2017
To mark International Women’s Day, Neva Goodwin argues that the crisis of income insecurity and longstanding gender inequality require a form of universal basic income that recognizes and rewards the value of household labor
Mar 1, 2017
Policies based on faith in the “market” as a principle of social organization have wrought havoc with a founding principle of American democracy
Feb 23–26, 2017
A reference guide to all Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) community presentations at the Eastern Economic Association’s (EEA) 2017 annual meeting