Political Turmoil

Viewing economic outcomes as divorced from politics risks serious misunderstanding and virtually ensures regulatory failure.

The Economic Origins of the Populist Backlash

Institute Senior Economist Pia Malaney sees the election of Donald Trump as a message from the Rust Belt signaling a systemic failure in US political economy  Watch the video

INET's Turner Warns Against 'Fantasy' of Stimulating Economies Through Financial Deregulation

There is no good case for major deregulation of the US financial sector, warns INET Board Chairman Adair Turner, and any backsliding by a Trump administration on banks’ capital requirements instituted globally after 2008 will be very dangerous Read more