Charter Schools Unleashed “Educational Hunger Games” in California. Now It’s Fighting Back.
Jul 2, 2019
Andrea Gabor, author of “After the Education Wars,” discusses how California is pushing back on millionaire-driven charter schools. Will the rest of the America follow?
The Trento Experiment
YSI @ The Trento Festival of Economics 2019
May 30–Jun 2, 2019
This year the YSI participation at the Trento Festival of Economics will be different. There will be no panels with talks that are too long, actually, there will be no talks at all… Welcome to The Trento Experiment!
The Perils of Treating Schools Like Corporations
May 29, 2019
Treating education like a market is all the rage. But it hurts students, and our society.
2019 Annual ASEER (GSÖBW) ConferenceConference
Crossing Borders, Embracing Pluralism: Perspectives on Teaching Socio-Economics and Pluralism in Economics
Feb 21–22, 2019
What is the relationship between pluralist economics and interdisciplinary socio-economics? How does pluralist academic teaching need to be structured in economics or business administration in order to be successful? What should interdisciplinary socio-economic study programs look like, and how should teacher training in the field be designed? What kinds of new study materials, textbooks, and teaching methods are required?
Working Paper Series
Publishing and Promotion in Economics: The Tyranny of the Top Five
This paper examines the relationship between placement of publications in Top Five (T5) journals and receipt of tenure in academic economics departments.
How Economics Became a Cult
Sep 26, 2018
Steve Keen: “What an education in economics does is make you into a zealot
Boycott the Journal Rankings
Jul 27, 2018
Journal rankings are a rigged game. The blacklist of history of economic thought journals isn’t a fluke nor a conspiracy—it exposes how citation rankings really work
Money and the Unflappable Economist
Jun 25, 2018
The Koch brothers scandal at George Mason University
Teaching Economics the Adam Smith Way
Jun 6, 2018
The economist had to learn moral philosophy before anything else—an underpinning that’s still helpful for today’s students
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.
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
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?
INET President: Rebuilding A Moral Economics
Oct 21, 2017 | 11:15
Rob Johnson kicks off INET’s “Reawakening” conference with his take on how economists can win back the trust of a world that has rejected experts
From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time
Oct 21–23, 2017
INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.
Festival for New Economic Thinking
Oct 19–20, 2017
The Festival for New Economic Thinking is a collaborative initiative of several organizations, and aims to bring together those who seek to improve how economics is taught, studied and practiced.