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In The News
The Growing BRICS Economies
A series on the changing economic dynamics of the BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
How to Grow the Economy While Reducing Inequality
For the BRICS countries to not just grow their economies but also raise the standard of living of their people, inclusive growth that prioritizes poverty reduction is a must
BRICS to Play a Leading Role in Driving Future Global Economic Growth
But the five countries must still support greater investment in other emerging and developing economies
The Growing BRICS Economies: An INET Series

The BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—play a crucial and growing role in the world economy. Sanjay Reddy kicks off our series exploring shifting social and economic dynamics within these countries, and what they mean for the global economy.    

MLK’s Economic Legacy

Fifty years after the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., INET looks back at his forgotten economic legacy. In the final years of his life, these provocative positions made King controversial, and they remain as urgent now as they were then.

Samuel Bowles Remembers Martin Luther King

The economist reflects back on the racial justice leader who showed him the limits of his academic training.

The Hidden Network That Propelled Civil Rights in America
Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders relied on black entrepreneurs to make their work possible
Learning from MLK, the Inconvenient Hero
The vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years later, and the relevance of his economic ideas today
The Cross and the Lynching Tree (James Hal Cone and Bill Moyers)
Bill discusses symbolism of the cross and lynching tree with theologian James Cone.
The Forgotten Economic Vision of Martin Luther King
In the last years of his life, King was boldly forging a radical, multi-racial movement for economic justice
Research and Commentary
The Innovation of Economics Requires a New Economics of Innovation

In Silicon Valley one often hears discussion about the “AI Steering Problem”: While we can program our artificial intelligence with desired skills and abilities, how do we program it with the right motivation? As AI develops rapidly and innovation increasingly changes the nature of the world we live in, there is another problem we increasingly need to address: How do we steer markets in the face of a rapidly changing economy?

How to Grow the Economy While Reducing Inequality
For the BRICS countries to not just grow their economies but also raise the standard of living of their people, inclusive growth that prioritizes poverty reduction is a must
Analysing Wealth Inequality: A Conceptual Reflection

As early as 1900, German sociologist Georg Simmel identified a central feature of wealth in his seminal work The Philosophy of Money. Simmel writes about the superadditum of wealth for the rich, namely that a great fortune is encircled by innumerable possibilities of use, as though by an astral body.

BRICS to Play a Leading Role in Driving Future Global Economic Growth
But the five countries must still support greater investment in other emerging and developing economies
Why Americans’ Hatred of Taxes Is Fake News
Newspapers consistently underplay wide public support for higher taxes on businesses and the wealthy
Young Scholars Initiative
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Innovation Center
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Global Commission
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