History of Economic Thought

    Understanding how economists conceived of the economy and of economic problems in different periods and settings allows current economists to resurrect valuable theoretical insights. These inform a new economic thinking that responds to the challenges of our own time.

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    'People Have Had Enough of Experts'

    As part of our ongoing symposium “Experts on Trial”, Professor Sheila Dow argues that if voters have grown contemptuous of economists’ expertise, that’s because economics has been misrepresented as a technical subject separate from politics and moral judgments Read more

    INET President: Rebuilding A Moral Economics

    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 Read more