Income & Wealth

    The Institute strongly supports collecting data and generating better theories about income and wealth. We use a multidisciplinary approach, casting a wide net to better understand these issues which sit at the heart of contemporary economics.

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    How & Why Government, Universities, & Industry Create Domestic Labor Shortages of Scientists & High-Tech Workers

    Long term labor shortages do not happen naturally in market economies. That is not to say that they don’t exist. They are created when employers or government agencies tamper with the natural functioning of the wage mechanism. Read more

    Microfinance & Austerity: No Womens' Empowerment without Community Involvement

    How austerity policies and microfinance can bankrupt rather than empower women. Professor Girón discusses why microfinance cannot replace development banks. Watch the video