Rethinking Social Progress in the 21st Century
Aug 14, 2018
A new report examines the path to global social progress. Unfortunately, there are no easy answers
Ending the Wild West of Sovereign Debt Restructuring
Jul 23, 2018
Clear rules and sound principles for debt restructuring would level the playing field between developing countries and creditors
Advanced Graduate Workshop on Poverty, Development and Globalization
Jul 8–21, 2018
This small interdisciplinary workshop, is organized by the Azim Premji University, Institute for Policy Dialogue and the Institute for New Economic Thinking. The goal of the workshop is to bring together graduate students studying development studies at a sufficiently advanced stage of their dissertation work to be able to discuss and receive feedback on their research.
YSI @ Association for Heterodox Economics Conference
Jul 5–7, 2018
The YSI Economic Development Working Group will host a series of panels at the annual conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics, with the goal of developing an innovative research program on productive structures, institutions, distribution, and economic development.
Making Sense of Globalization in the 21st Century
Jun 13, 2018
In a complex world, we’ll experience more “black swans”, and the things that standard economic models assumed away will matter much more.
The Roots of Argentina’s Surprise Crisis
Jun 12, 2018
A change in macroeconomic policies will not be sufficient to set Argentina on a path of inclusive and sustained economic development. But, as last month’s currency scare showed, abandoning the approach adopted by President Mauricio Macri’s administration at the end of 2015 is a necessary step.
Who Says Labor Laws Are “Luxuries”?
Jun 11, 2018
The World Bank and IMF say developing economies can’t afford to have strong labor laws. Actually, they can’t afford not to.
Working Paper Series
Labor Institutions and Development Under Globalization
Labor market regulation is a controversial area of public policy in both developed and developing countries.
Why We Need a Global Public Economics
May 7, 2018
Global public goods, from health to peace to security, crisscross national and social boundaries. We need a new economic theory to understand their pivotal role in the global economy.
How to Grow the Economy While Reducing Inequality
Apr 27, 2018
For the BRICS countries to not just grow their economies but also raise the standard of living of their people, inclusive growth that prioritizes poverty reduction is a must
BRICS to Play a Leading Role in Driving Future Global Economic Growth
Apr 20, 2018
But the five countries must still support greater investment in other emerging and developing economies
The Growing BRICS Economies: An INET Series
Apr 12, 2018
The BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—play a crucial and growing role in the world economy. Sanjay Reddy kicks off our series exploring shifting social and economic dynamics within these countries, and what they mean for the global economy.
INET Research in a Stressful Year
Feb 23, 2018
In the face of laissez-faire capitalism at home and resurgent nationalism across the globe, INET offers an innovative look at the causes of—and solutions for—the problems that ail a fissuring world economy.
The Path to an African Economic Boom
Feb 2, 2018
The African Development Bank has laid out a plan for economic prosperity in the continent. But to get there, African countries must first confront jobless growth and underfunded infrastructure projects.
Why Cities Are Key to Escaping Poverty
Jan 31, 2018
There’s no turning back from humanity’s move to high-density living, says Ed Glaeser. The task of the century will be making cities more liveable.