Institutions, Policy & Politics

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    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

    A Distorting Mirror: Major Media Coverage of Americans’ Tax Policy Preferences

    Over the last four decades, Americans have consistently told pollsters that they favor higher taxes on business and the wealthy, even as tax policy has moved sharply in the other direction. Read more