Inequality & Distribution
Jan 29, 2020
Inequality, in many ways, may be the biggest question of our times. And yet it is a topic that is still underexplored in conventional economics curricula.
Reconstituting capitalism and revitalizing the liberal international order will require revisiting first principles of Western political economy, rebalancing the emphasis it places on broad living standards as opposed to national income. The 2020 US presidential campaign has begun to do just that.
Oct 23, 2019
The University of Chicago’s Raghuram Rajan explains how inequalities in the education system lock in a hereditary hierarchy of success
Sep 3, 2019
A meeting hosted by INET’s Commission on Global Economic Transformation (CGET) and Oxfam Strategic Dialogue at the WEF Africa meeting
Jul 24, 2019
Artificial intelligence promises to make our lives easier. But is the cost losing some of our humanity?
Jul 17, 2019
Economist Marie Mora discusses the deep economic crisis that has afflicted Puerto Rico for years
Jul 10, 2019
When the stock market grows faster than the housing market, the gains of the top 1% outpace those of the middle class
Jun 21, 2019 |
Jun 20, 2019
There is not one opioid crisis in America—there are many. And supply-focused measures won’t stop them.
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 10, 2019
How free electricity could fight climate change and inequality
Jun 4, 2019
Returns on wealth exceed growth for more countries, more years, and more dramatically than Piketty has found
May 30, 2019
A collection of our research on populism, globalization and nationalism
May 22, 2019
Artificial intelligence doesn’t have to be a job killer—if we use it right
May 15, 2019
The implications of rising inequality are massive. Economists need to tackle it together.