Oct 21–23, 2017
INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.
Apr 22, 2017
Workshop of the YSI Africa Working Group
Working Paper Series
This paper examines the relationship between placement of publications in Top Five (T5) journals and receipt of tenure in academic economics departments.
Sep 14, 2013
What happens when professionals lose touch with the people they’re supposed to serve?
Sep 13, 2013
Ronald Coase, who passed away last week at age 102, spent his academic career swimming against the current.
Sep 2, 2013
The degree to which economics is isolated from the ordinary business of life is extraordinary and unfortunate.
Jul 22, 2013
Changing the incentives for how economists determine both the content of the subject and their approach to scientific research could increase the range of thinking in the profession
Jul 9, 2013
Economic theories are powerful things, to be used and misused. Those who write economic theory and do economic policy need to be aware of the consequences of what they are doing.
Apr 23, 2013
The recent debate about the reproducibility of the results published by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff offers a showcase for the importance of replication in empirical economics.
Dec 9, 2012
Economics is very theoretically comfortable with what may be termed `Keynesian’ waste.
Sep 24, 2012
Can economics be morally centered? And perhaps more importantly, should it be?
Oct 9, 2012
What makes a good model?
Aug 3, 2012
A Response to Heiner Flassbeck’s questions about the Institute’s Council on the Euro Crisis
Jul 2, 2012
How representation of data can contribute to, or dispel the false certainty of statistical and econometric technique.
Jul 11, 2012
Has the servant’s servant become the master’s master?