Innovation & Inequality

    Disruption caused by innovation both creates goods the wealthy are more likely to use and eliminates jobs more likely held by working and middle class employees. We want to better understand how to respond to innovation in order to avoid or ameliorate both of these ways of exacerbating inequality.

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    The Rise and Fall of the American Middle Class

    How rationalization, marketization, and globalization characterize the U.S. economy during the past 50 years, and how the behavior of companies and fate of American workers have changed during this process. Watch the video

    INET Research in a Year of Living Dangerously

    Notes from the Institute’s Director of Research on some significant papers and contributions produced in 2016 under the INET rubric  Read more