Governance

    We need a better understanding of how states and institutional practices impact economies. At the Institute, we encourage research in this area from a variety of viewpoints and disciplines, leading the search for better theory and real world evidence about the impact of governance on the economy.

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    America’s Failures of Representation and Prospects for Democracy

    A concentration of wealth and power that created a twin crisis of representation — in politics, and in expertise — set the stage for Donald Trump’s election victory, and has put America’s founding principles at risk Read more

    If CEO Pay Was Measured Properly, It Would Look Even More Outrageous

    Research funded by the Institute for New Economic Thinking has revealed that the SEC reports executive compensation using a formula that routinely undercounts it Read more