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National States and Conflicting Economic Priorities in the Making of the European Monetary System
Trying to predict the financial future is a fool’s errand, even for a genius
Policy hype but vintage fiscal economics from Godley, Lerner, and Keynes
Big Tech companies are swallowing up nascent competitors. Why aren’t regulators paying attention?
Author Jeremy Lent argues that western conceptual frameworks with roots in the Stone Age push us towards disaster. Time to let them go?
New research shows how citation metrics create perverse incentives for corruption in economics
Summers and Stansbury mark a dramatic shift from New Keynesian orthodoxy, but only make it halfway to understanding the demand-driven nature of stagnant growth
Mott walks us through answers many careful readers of Kalecki, Keynes, Steindl, and Minsky knew all along.
Yueran Ma discusses her work with INET’s Private Debt Initiative
Economists make what we do seem complicated, says Ha-Joon Chang. It’s not.
The University of Chicago’s Raghuram Rajan explains how inequalities in the education system lock in a hereditary hierarchy of success
GDP doesn’t tell the whole story—Robert McMaster explains the Economic Democracy Index
Wade Hands argues that empiricism without theory is insufficient
What is economics for? What is it about? How should it be done? How can it be of use to us? How is it connected to morals and politics?
An animated look at economic history with Robert Skidelsky
The New York Times’ Binyamin Appelbaum explains the role Democratic presidents, from Kennedy to Obama, in moving economic policy to the right
Risky lending took down the global economy in 2008. Tracking it now is a vital job for economists, says Juliane Begenau