Government & Politics
No Bargain: Big Money and the Debt Ceiling Deal
May 30, 2023
What is the real reason Democratic party leaders go along with the debt ceiling ritual?
Private Equity is Out of Control and Looting America. This Prosecutor Says We Can Fix It.
May 2, 2023
In his new book, “Plunder: Private Equity’s Plan To Pillage America,” Brendan Ballou, a federal prosecutor who served as Special Counsel for Private Equity in the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division, outlines the dangers of a trillion-dollar industry that hardly anyone understands. He explains how Americans can fight their harmful practices.
The Effect of Sanctions on Russia: A Skeptical View
Apr 11, 2023
Sanctions on Russia are isomorphic to a strict policy of trade protection, industrial policy, and capital controls.
The Gift of Sanctions: An Analysis of Assessments of the Russian Economy, 2022 – 2023
Despite the shock and the costs, the sanctions imposed on the Russian economy were in the nature of a gift.
SVB RIP: A Look Backward
Mar 13, 2023
INET Research on Financial Sector Weakness and Too Big to Fail
The Post-Covid Global Economy: Could Negative Supply Shocks Disrupt Other Fragile Systems?
Jan 26, 2023
Possible repercussions of economic crisis on the stability of democracies that already show significant signs of fragility
What Next for the Post Covid Global Economy: Could Negative Supply Shocks Disrupt Other Fragile Systems?
The principal threat to economic stability currently is the overhang of debt, both private and public.
The War in Ukraine and the Revival of Military Keynesianism
Jan 9, 2023
The advent of military Keynesianism is a warning against complacency about the moral superiority of the West in defending Ukrainian democracy.
Meet the Grinch Stealing the Future of Gen Y And Z
Dec 20, 2022
Salaries in the U.S. aren’t keeping up with inflation, despite pandemic-related increases in some sectors. That’s a major threat to the future for all working Americans – especially the youngest.
Bankman-Fried, Political Money, and the Crash of FTX
Dec 15, 2022
How Showering Money on Both Parties Paralyzed Regulators
Global Inflation Today: What Is to Be Done?Conference
PERI Conference, featuring INET Research Director Thomas Ferguson and INET Grantees
Dec 2–Nov 3, 2022
Emerging out of the COVID lockdown, inflation in the U.S. and globally has risen to the highest levels in 40 years. On December 2-3, PERI will host a conference to explore the causes of this global inflation spike. Conference participants will also provide critical perspectives on the austerity macroeconomic policies being implemented globally to control inflation and will propose alternative policies capable of managing inflation without imposing austerity and rising mass unemployment.
India: The Path to Sustained Growth for the Next DecadeConference
Nov 28–30, 2022
The 5th edition of the Law Economics Policy Conference (LEPC) is jointly organized by the Institute for New Economic Thinking, INET and FLAME University.
Worker’s Wages & Leverage Are the Real Targets
Nov 18, 2022
Why did Corporate Democrats “cede” the economic argument? Are they really fighting inflation or trying to weaken workers’ bargaining power? INET’s Thomas Ferguson joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Separating electricity from gas prices through Green Power Pools: Design options and evolution
Moving away from fossil fuels, towards a system with a far greater contribution from variable renewables, means that the current system is not fit for purpose.
Trump and the Republican Base: A Machine Learning Approach
Nov 7, 2022
Economic issues are a primary part of Trump’s appeal to his base