Income & Wealth

    The Institute strongly supports collecting data and generating better theories about income and wealth. We use a multidisciplinary approach, casting a wide net to better understand these issues which sit at the heart of contemporary economics.

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    Washington Post: Don’t Let Pay Increases Coming Out of Tax Reform Fool You

    In their op-ed in the Washington Post, INET grantee William Lazonick and Rick Wartzman show how companies are spending their tax savings on investors, not workers. Read more

    What Piketty Missed in Measuring Wealth

    Despite assembling a formidable data set and leveling a bold argument, Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century has theoretical and accounting flaws that distort its central findings Read more