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Some Personal Reflections on a Half Century of Friendship and Appreciation
Freeing ourselves from reliance on fossil fuels is not only good for the planet and future generations. It also saves lives here and now, not just in the far future.
Lower Income Towns in New Hampshire Voted Heavily for Sanders; Richer Towns Did the Opposite.
Jonathan Haidt deploys insights from moral psychology to help us see ourselves and each other more clearly
How models treat innovation may be just as important as their assumptions about climate damages
The central bank today is not just the government’s bank, but also a bankers’ bank, a truly hybrid institution
How Penrosian Learning Confronts the Neoclassical Fallacy
Reconstituting capitalism and revitalizing the liberal international order will require revisiting first principles of Western political economy, rebalancing the emphasis it places on broad living standards as opposed to national income. The 2020 US presidential campaign has begun to do just that.
In this series Polanyi reflects on an extraordinary life, and the extraordinary legacy of her family.
Is America facing a retirement crisis?
Inequality, in many ways, may be the biggest question of our times. And yet it is a topic that is still underexplored in conventional economics curricula.
The European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the IMF are the continent’s austerity police
Anwar Shaikh talks about the shortcomings of neoclassical economics and alternative frameworks
Economics has long been the domain of the ivory tower, where specialized language and opaque theorems make it inaccessible to most people. That’s a problem.
Stock buybacks are giveaways for greedy investors at the expense of everyone else.
Columbia University’s Richard Robb talks about his new book on human behavior
INET experts discuss how financialization has driven up costs of healthcare—and how we can stop it.