Pia Malaney

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Pia Malaney is Co-Founder and Director of The Center for Innovation, Growth and Society and Senior Economist at the Institute for New Economic Thinking. The Center works to build new approaches to integrating the innovation economy with broader US markets and relevant policy for encouraging innovation-led growth in the service of society. As INET Senior Economist Dr. Malaney is editor of the INET Working Paper Series, a curated collection of cutting edge research from the INET community that focuses on critical areas of the discipline. Her own professional research has focused on economic, biological, and sociological approaches to human welfare, using Gauge Theory as a foundation for geometric marginalism. She has held positions at the Harvard Institute for International Development and the Center for International Development at Harvard’s Kennedy School where she worked in collaboration with Asian and African governments on the development of health care and economic policies. She received a BA from Wellesley College and a PhD from Harvard University.

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INET Research in a Stressful Year

Article | Feb 23, 2018

In the face of  laissez-faire capitalism at home and resurgent nationalism across the globe, INET offers an innovative look at the causes of—and solutions for—the problems that ail a fissuring world economy.

Mortality Crisis Redux: The Economics of Despair

Article | Mar 27, 2017

The health crisis afflicting working-class Americans recalls similar symptoms in Russia following the collapse of communism

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Research Webinar & Book Launch: Macroeconomic Inequality From Reagan to Trump

Event Webinar | Sep 18, 2020

A discussion with Lance Taylor and Özlem Ömer, authors of INET’s new book Macroeconomics Inequality from Reagan to Trump

Is Free Money the Future of the Safety Net?

Video | Feb 6, 2019

Universal Basic Income is gaining in popularity, among socialists and libertarians alike. But when it comes to implementation, the devil is in the details.

Narrative as Destiny: Steering Markets and Innovation to Serve Society

Video | Dec 6, 2017

“The stories we tell ourselves about the world are a map of the world as we see it. And if we want to change the world, we have to change the story first.”

Reawakening

From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Plenary | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.

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