Oct 22, 2017
Joseph Stiglitz, Michael Spence and a global team of leading thinkers are calling for new thinking & new rules for the world economy
Nov 15, 2019
Increased financialization is driving healthcare costs and must be addressed in our nation’s public policy.
Research & Policy Workshops
IMPORTANT: Due to growing concerns around the coronavirus, the INET Conference, as well as these workshops will be postponed.
Apr 13–15, 2020
IMPORTANT: Due to growing concerns around the coronavirus, the INET Conference, as well as these workshops will be postponed. Applicants will soon be provided further information.
May 8, 2020
Developing countries, many of which appear not to have felt the health effects of COVID to the same extent as Europe and the US, are nonetheless facing severe economic effects as the pandemic pushes the global economy into a recession.
May 14, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust us into a new reality, and any course we set now will have huge and lasting repercussions on public health and the economy.
May 29, 2020
Technology has played a central role in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. But that has come with increased risks to privacy. How do we balance our needs for safety, convenience and privacy in the wake of this crisis?
May 21, 2020
The economic and social costs of the global lockdown have been astronomical but as governments look to begin the process of reopening economies it will be critical to develop strategies that balance both the health and economic risks of the pandemic.
Trillions in COVID-19 Bailouts: Where Did it Go?Webinar
In Discussion: Jesse Eisinger, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Senior Reporter and Editor for ProPublica with Rob Johnson, President of INET | 12:00pm ET - 9:00am PT
Jun 18, 2020
In March the US government authorized the largest domestic bailout in history. Who were the real winners and losers of this bailout? Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Jesse Eisinger has been following the money.
Jul 16, 2020
As the world economy seeks to emerge from the deep recession caused by the pandemic, economic nationalism and isolationism are on the rise. Yet the better response to lower growth and worsening inequality could involve globally-coordinated policy responses that focus on broad based, sustainable economic growth. Now more than ever it is time for a new global economic policy paradigm that can facilitate a strong recovery.
The Crash of 2008 & The Pandemic of 2020: The Combination That Changed Capitalism ForeverWebinar
with Yanis Varoufakis | 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT
Jul 2, 2020
As protests erupt on the streets of America and the world, current power structures no longer feel tenable. Can this popular uprising break the neoliberal grip on the state and create lasting structural change that will empower the disenfranchised?
Mar 27, 2019
Stigmatizing and relegating an activity to the shadows doesn’t improve anyone’s welfare
Nov 30, 2018
Greg Mankiw says there should be a market for kidneys, but not for paying drug addicts to get sterilized.
Working Paper Series
The Contributions of Socioeconomic and Opioid Supply Factors to Geographic Variation in U.S. Drug Mortality Rates
Economic distress in rural areas and opioid exposure in cities are key indicators of overdose deaths
A better set of approaches for the 21st century.