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Arjun Jayadev


Jayadev is Associate Professor of Economics at Azim Premji University and at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He works on issues of Macroeconomics, Finance and Distribution. His research has appeared in several leading journals as well as in popular outlets. He is also a consultant to the Institute for New Economic Thinking where he is deputy director of the Political Economy of Distribution Program and helps oversee the partnership between Azim Premji University and INET.

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Nancy Folbre’s Feminist, Unorthodox Economics

Article | Jan 4, 2018

The renowned feminist economist discusses the importance of heterodoxy, radicalism, and social justice to the discipline

Innovation, Intellectual Property, and Development

Paper Conference paper | | Oct 2017

A better set of approaches for the 21st century.

The Many Transgressions of Deirdre McCloskey

Article | Jun 28, 2017

McCloskey discusses her career, critiques of economics, and offers advice for young economists.

India: Demonetization and its Discontents

Article | Nov 28, 2016

By suddenly eliminating two widely used bank notes, India’s government risks undermining public confidence in the basic means of exchange

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

Event Conference #INET2017 | Oct 21–23, 2017

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

INET Guide to the 2017 EEA Meeting

Event Conference | Feb 23–26, 2017

A reference guide to all Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) community presentations at the Eastern Economic Association’s (EEA) 2017 annual meeting

Jayadev: TPP is Dead, but its Legacy Lives On

Article | Feb 10, 2017

Institute scholar Arjun Jayadev argues that while TPP is dead, its damaging legacy on intellectual property rights is likely to shape future bilateral trade agreements

Tomorrow’s Detroits & Detroit’s Tomorrows

Event Conference Race & Economics | Nov 11–12, 2016

Economics has a race problem.