New Research Shows “Hostile Sexism” in Congress Thwarts Female Leaders. Just Ask Janet Yellen.
Nov 2, 2022
The debilitating challenges women face in being heard are detrimental to economic prosperity and to democracy itself.
Economist Betsey Stevenson: Dads Seeking Time With Kids Will Drive Workplace Change
Nov 5, 2021
In a trend that has surprised social scientists, fathers are seeking better work/life balance and rejecting their pre-pandemic status as secondary parents – a movement that’s good for moms, too.
Why Aren’t Libertarians Protesting the Freedom-Busting Texas Abortion Law?
Sep 8, 2021
On deregulation and Covid masks, libertarians are loud. On female liberty, deafening silence.
Who Can Save Us From Jeff Bezos and Silicon Valley’s Planetary Death Wish?
Jul 30, 2021
The work of feminist thinkers helps illuminate why billionaires seek to solve problems on Earth by blasting into space.
What Happens When a Noted Female Economist Fights Toxic Culture in the Field?
Sep 9, 2020
Claudia Sahm dares to call out systemic bullying and harassment that drives out talent and compromises science. Perpetrators are not happy.
Takyiwaa Manuh: Governments need to focus more on the gendered impacts of COVID-19
Jun 26, 2020
In this conversation with Folashadé Soulé and Camilla Toulmin, Pr Takyiwaa Manuh analyses how the pandemic has disproportionately affected women at different levels especially in Ghana, and describes why governments need to focus more strongly on the gendered impacts of COVID-19 in both their sanitary and economic response.
What is Work?
Jun 10, 2020
What counts as work and what doesn’t?
Women Face Long-term Costs from Covid-19 Abortion Restrictions
Apr 20, 2020
Researchers have shown that the financial and economic impacts of denying women abortion care can last years
Let’s Get Real. Economists Have a Sex Problem
Mar 6, 2020
Economist and feminist Victoria Bateman reveals some naked truths about the failings of economics.
Why We Should Decriminalize Sex Work
Mar 27, 2019
Stigmatizing and relegating an activity to the shadows doesn’t improve anyone’s welfare
Can Markets Corrode Relationships?
Mar 25, 2019
Kristen Ghodsee discusses her research on how love and relationships function under socialism and capitalism, and what economists miss about the rise of right-wing populism in Eastern Europe
Why We Need Diversity and Pluralism in Economics, Part II
Mar 22, 2019
INET talks to Jayati Ghosh and Marina Della Giusta
Diversity and Excellence: Not A Zero Sum Game
Mar 11, 2019
As young scholars, we have formulated a new plan for fostering diversity in both identity and scholarly thinking in economics—preconditions for academic rigor.
Why We Need Diversity and Pluralism in Economics, Part I
Mar 8, 2019
INET talks to Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, Claudia Goldin, and Maria Cristina Marcuzzo
Fighting for Gender Equality in Economics Is Not Nearly Enough
Mar 1, 2019
The field of economics is aggressively sexist and biased against new and unconventional ideas. Revelations about gender and ethnic discrimination show the need to reorient the whole system toward more freedom, respect, openness, and pluralism. But how?