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
Mar 21, 2019
During her long career she illuminated many of the shortcomings of neoclassicism, and offered alternative paths
Mar 18, 2019
A Financial Stability and Economic History Working Group Webinar Series
Mar 5, 2019
The heterodox scholar was a fierce critic of neoclassical economics. But she also insisted that economics be driven by science, not ideology.
Mar 7, 2019
Paper proposals are invited for a conference to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of J. M. Keynes’s The Economic Consequences of the Peace.
Feb 22, 2019
Decades before it caught on with other economists, Sadie Alexander was the first economist to recommend a government jobs guarantee in the US
Feb 17, 2019
John Kenneth Galbraith noted in 1973 that establishment economics had become the “invaluable ally of those whose exercise of power depends on an acquiescent public.” If anything, economists’ embrace of that role has grown stronger since then.
Feb 6, 2019
For years, governments in India and much of the developing world have followed the advice of a paper arguing that labor regulations actually hurt workers. The problem? The research was wrong.
Working Paper Series
Estimates of the Natural Rate of Interest and the Stance of Monetary Policies: A Critical Assessment
Starting with the literature on the estimates of the natural rate of interest, this paper critically analyzes the modern practice of identifying the benchmark rate of monetary policy with an equilibrium or neutral interest rate reflecting “fundamental forces” unaffected by monetary factors.
Nov 23, 2018
LSE Director Minouche Shafik says that for democracy to work, we must keep the market out of certain domains