Business & Industry
Mar 7, 2019
US counties with prison labor often have lower wage and employment growth
Mar 4, 2019
Author Samuel Stein talks about how capitalism shapes housing and what economists have in common with city planners
Feb 20, 2019
We need to ban stock buybacks, while building a movement for basic economic rights
Working Paper Series
Are regulatory interventions delayed reactions to market failures or can regulators proactively pre-empt corporate misbehavior?
Apr 10, 2014 | 09:00—10:45
Oct 14, 2015
Adair Turner discusses his new book, Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance.
The fall of 2008 was scary. For most people, the aftermath of Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy resembled a major earthquake with strong aftershocks. Official narratives have promoted the image of the crisis as a rare, unpreventable and unforeseen natural disaster, the “100-year flood.” Policymakers emphasize the extraordinary measures they have taken to prevent the system from collapsing and to support recovery since.
Dec 27, 2014
Bill Mitchell presents a coherent analysis of how money is created, how it functions in global exchange rate regimes, and how the mystification of the nature of money has constrained governments, and prevented states from acting in the public interest.
Apr 9, 2014 | 11:45—01:15
Jul 13, 2014
Our welfare depends not only on our actual consumption, but also on alternate choices wedid not make.
Oct 11, 2013
“You are now leaving the world as you know it.”
Dec 14, 2017
The World Economic Roundtable seeks to help the business, investment, and policy communities understand ongoing changes in the world economy and to promote a discussion of ideas that can advance the goal of a widely shared global prosperity.