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Articles and analyses from the INET community on the key economic questions of our time.

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COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Surge: The Impact of Wisconsin’s In-person Primary Vote

May 27, 2020

The world is on edge at the prospect of a resurgent wave of infections. Models and speculation are rife, but facts remain scarce, which is why the events in Wisconsin on April 7, and their eventual impact, are so important.

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Payroll Share, Real Wage and Labor Productivity Across US States

Apr 30, 2020

States can be sorted into two groups with statistically significantly different productivity regimes. In this sense, the US economy shows signs of dualism—which is the idea that the economy consists of heterogeneous units that exhibit different behaviors and levels of performance.

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Coronavirus Means Zero Hour for the European Union

Mar 16, 2020

If the European Central Bank does not jump to the aid of peripheral countries weakened by the pandemic, the Eurozone could collapse.

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A Money View of Keynes, Keynesians, and Post-Keynesians

Feb 4, 2020

The central bank today is not just the government’s bank, but also a bankers’ bank, a truly hybrid institution