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.
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.
China’s International Economic Strategy
Nov 21, 2017 | 04:00—05:30
The Implications of Xi’s Belt and Road Initiative for China and the World Economy
Oct 22, 2017 | 03:30
Coping with the dysfunction of advanced economies, and developing strategies for economic development.
Innovation, Intellectual Property, and Development
A better set of approaches for the 21st century.
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
Is Europe’s Economic Recovery for Real?
Oct 3, 2017 | 04:00—05:30
Why Exports Alone Can’t Make Poor Countries Rich
Sep 27, 2017
“Blindly” Engaging in Global Supply Chains Can Erode Developing Nations’ Economic Power
Institutions, Democracy, and Economic Development
Aug 2, 2017
Robinson explains how natural experiments are done and why they’re useful. He also explains distribution of power and development of state play critical roles in successful economies.
e-Book Launch: Can Dependency Theory Explain Our World Today?
Jun 14, 2017
Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) has released a new e-book, “Conversations on Dependency Theory”
Decolonizing Africa? The Economic History of Development
YSI Africa Convening 2017
Jun 8–9, 2017
The Young Scholars Initiative and the University of the Free State, SA, invite young scholars to attend the first YSI Africa conference.
Mexico, NAFTA, and the Future of the North American Economy
May 30, 2017 | 04:00—05:30
A discussion featuring Kenneth Smith, Head of the Trade and NAFTA Office of the Ministry of the Economy of Mexico, and Jay Pelosky, Principal of Pelosky Global Strategies.
India's Economic Challenges
May 9, 2017 | 04:00—05:30
A discussion with Kaushik Basu, Professor of Economics and the C. Marks Professor of International Studies at Cornell University and former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank.