Institutions, Policy & Politics

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    Italy’s Crisis Is the Left’s Crisis

    When politics is defined in terms of “populism” vs. “the mainstream,” the possibility for real economic reform is diminished. Read more

    INET Memo to G20: The Trouble with Economic Research Evaluation

    In a memo for the G20, INET calls for changes to the evaluation of economic research to ensure that economic theory—and policy—is more rigorous, innovative, and in service to society.  Read more