From the Rust Belt to Rural America, Economic and Social Distress Helped Shape the 2016 US Presidential Election Outcome
The 2008 financial crisis was a shock to faith in entirely free financial markets. But the neoliberal assumptions underlying the previously dominant “Washington Consensus” continue to inform much Western commentary on China’s economy.
How Women Are Forced to Conform to the Research Habits and Interests of Men
What can today’s economists learn from the 18th century Scottish thinkers who grappled with societal and economic change?
Animal rights, child welfare, social equality are all a direct legacy of the “cult of feeling”
Financial Globalization and its Cryptocurrency Discontents
Once again, an out-of-control industry is threatening public health on a mammoth scale
Why it’s time to repeal the debt ceiling and replace it with a ‘truth in borrowing’ act
The Idea That Businesses Exist Solely to Enrich Shareholders Is Harmful Nonsense
The path of austerity could spread economic pain and social woes far beyond the Caribbean island, says public debt expert Martin Guzman
New research shows that access to elite colleges varies by parents’ income—reinforcing inequality across generations
When an economic model fails, it is reality—and the people living in it—who pay the bills while the model lives on, unscathed.
The same angst that Americans and Europeans have about the future of jobs is an order of magnitude higher in Asia.
Back-room deals on corporate tax reform won’t increase growth
The prevailing stock market ideology enriches value extractors, not value creators