Articles and analyses from the INET community on the key economic questions of our time.
How free electricity could fight climate change and inequality
Low interest rate policy can only do so much to bring the relief to American borrowers that they deserve: past monetary policies, credit market regulations and stagnant labor productivity growth all get in the way. Interest rate policy activism is part of the problem, not the solution.
The most popular political philosopher of his generation on liberal responsibility worldwide for the rise of the hard right
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?
For women discussing economics, it’s still easier to be seen than heard
U.S. GDP accounting underestimates intangible capital, overstates financial capital, and is all but oblivious to the the erosion of human and social capital. A serious growth slowdown is coming.