Nov 2, 2016
Economists offer widely different explanations for the decline in trade between nations, in a debate that remains unresolved but is increasingly urgent
Oct 10, 2016
Economists honored for their work on contract theory, which has important implications for issues such as executive compensation that have been a focus of Institute research
Oct 3–Dec 19, 2016
This course aims to introduce graduate students to the “standard” basic methods and topics of microeconomics as taught at the Ph.D. level, while providing a very different teaching approach than is prevalent in introductory doctoral-level microeconomics courses. Typically, much effort is focused on mastering a large technical apparatus consisting of axioms, theorems, propositions, and corresponding proofs, often leaving students longing for an informed and critical understanding of the deeper significance of the methods and results.
Sep 28–30, 2016
The National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) in collaboration with the Institute of New Economic Thinking (INET) are organizing India’s first “Law Economic Policy Conference (LPEC 2016)”. The aim is to bring together economic, legal and policy thinkers together to consider policy issues in a holistic manner.
Sep 22, 2016 | 06:00—07:30
An exclusive conversation with Richard Batley, Head of Macroeconomics at Lombard Street Research.
Sep 20, 2016
We are happy to announce that we are offering a second run of the online course which aims to introduce graduate students and interested persons generally to the basic methods and topics of standard microeconomics as taught at the Ph.D. level — with a bit of ‘attitude’!
Sep 7, 2016
Prof. Sanjeev Goyal explains his general theory of network formation based on individual incentives, and their economic implications
Aug 16, 2016
Does general equilibrium theory sufficiently enhance our understanding of the economic process to make the entire exercise worthwhile, if we consider that other forms of thinking may have been ‘crowded out’ as a result of its being the ‘dominant discourse’? What, in the end, have we really learned from it?
Aug 9, 2016
How economists turned to the study of collective decision-making after World War II, faced many impossibilities, and lost interest after solving them
Jul 19, 2016
One thing is now certain about the upcoming presidential election in the United States: the next president will not be a committed free trader.
Jul 4–17, 2016
The Advanced Graduate Workshop in Development, led by Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz is interested in identifying the complex interactions that influence well-being, development and growth.
May 23, 2016
Mass protests challenging the government to focus on job-creation rather than on market liberalization and trade deals may carry a cautionary message to Western policy makers, too.
Apr 27, 2016
Capitalism will destroy itself, the former Greek finance minister warns, if economic calculation excludes human needs and ignores democratic verdicts
New Report on Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Raises Serious Concerns about Corporate Misalignment
Mar 9, 2016
The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society’s report analyzes the Trans-Pacific Partnership and examines the widespread global implications in the event of its passage.
Jan 2, 2016
Join us for a reception at the ASSA conference in San Francisco