Aug 14, 2019
Economics needs to better incorporate other social sciences
Jun 25–27, 2019
The Institute for New Economic Thinking and the Italian Association for the History of Political Economy (STOREP) announce a day and a half of lectures, workshops, and debates held on the 26th and 27th of June, just before the annual STOREP conference, in Siena, Italy.
Hosted by Private Debt
Jun 20–21, 2019
Shaped by the 2008 financial crisis, a new generation of economists is expanding the boundaries of economic thinking on credit cycles, private debt, and financial stability.
Jun 11, 2019
Ben Power, who adapted the play “The Lehman Trilogy,” talks about the eponymous family’s role in the creation and destruction of American wealth
Jun 4, 2019
Returns on wealth exceed growth for more countries, more years, and more dramatically than Piketty has found
Jun 3, 2019
The state has long used law to back private money—with dire consequences, then and now
May 31, 2019
For all the talk of Modern Monetary Theory representing a brave new frontier, it is easy to forget that the United States has gone down this road before, when the US Federal Reserve financed the war effort in the 1940s. Then, as now, the question is not about government debt, but about the debt’s purpose and justification.
May 21, 2019
One of America’s leading socialists discusses how a collectively owned economy would be structured, the limits of the welfare state, and what Keynes understood that Marx didn’t
May 2, 2019
The Chicago School’s weakening of antitrust law hurt the economy
Working Paper Series
This paper presents an historical analysis of the antitrust laws.
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 5, 2019
The heterodox scholar was a fierce critic of neoclassical economics. But she also insisted that economics be driven by science, not ideology.