Jul 11, 2012
Has the servant’s servant become the master’s master?
Nov 17, 2011
INET published a paper, written by John Kay, that deals with the relationship between economics and the world we live in. The Map Is Not the Territory: An Essay on the State of Economics spells out methodological critiques of economic theory in general, and of DSGE models and rational expectations in particular.
Nov 7, 2011
Nov 7, 2011
The Toxic Textbooks movement devotes energy to curriculum reform as well. Its purpose is to galvanize student protests and “encourage schools and universities to use economics textbooks that engage honestly with the real world.”
Apr 15, 2019
Excellence and Conformity in Economics: how to set the incentives straight
Sep 16–19, 2017
The YSI Economics of Innovation Working Group in partnership with the Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology is hosting a YSI Conference on “Innovation, Institutions and Governance”.
Mar 1, 2019
The field of economics is aggressively sexist and biased against new and unconventional ideas. Revelations about gender and ethnic discrimination show the need to reorient the whole system toward more freedom, respect, openness, and pluralism. But how?
Working Paper Series
The Chicago School has long used bankrupt assumptions to strangle antitrust policy.
Oct 30, 2019
Economists make what we do seem complicated, says Ha-Joon Chang. It’s not.