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We’re bringing together scholarly work, editorial perspectives, multimedia, and conference discussions to further examine key issues in the economics discipline and beyond.

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    The Economics of Race

    Race is not only a defining feature of social identity and an arbiter of access to power and privilege; for far too many Americans, race - a social construction - is a fundamental determinant of their economic destiny.

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    Secular Stagnation

    The global economy appears to be stuck in a pattern of low growth, low inflation and unresolved debt burdens. Is this a result of policy mistakes, or have the fundamental dynamics of the economy shifted into an era of little or no growth known as secular stagnation?

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    Brexit

    Join us as we follow the events unfolding in Europe, and explore the future ramifications of a UK departure.

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    A Symposium on Neoliberalism

    Fueling the debate over definitions of Neoliberalism from different historical and philosophical approaches.

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    Rebuilding Trust

    Trust is an essential part of a functioning economy, yet it is often one of the least understood variables in economics. While trust is difficult to understand and measure in the context of economics, this type of innovative work enables new and important conversations about trust and how it affects the economy.

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    Greece, Europe, and the Future

    The dramatic outcome of the Greek referendum calls into question conventional economic thinking about macroeconomic adjustment, debtor/creditor relations, debt restructuring, and the role banks and finance play in the economy and politics. Given the importance of the issues and the centrality of economic theory to resolving them, the Institute is making a special effort to display the range of views within our community on these matters.

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    Realigning Financial Regulation

    Has financial reform succeeded in realigning finance with society’s broader public interests? Here’s what several of our top experts have to say.

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    Working Paper Series

    We support in-depth, multidisciplinary research that carefully examines the conceptual frameworks of economic thinking. This series focuses on critical areas in the discipline that are relevant right now.