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Arindrajit Dube, On rising real wages, reduced inequality, and Bidenomics. Read more ...
 
Gerald Epstein, discusses his latest book In a video by the Institute for New Economic Thinking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IjdKEuZY18
 
Jayati Ghosh,  published an op-ed about challenges facing India’s employment market. “Without far-reaching reforms aimed at boosting employment and guaranteeing living wages, India will struggle to achieve genuine economic success,” she cautions. Project Syndicate. Read more...
 
Isabella Weber, was interviewed in Tagesspiegel about the debt brake and its impact on the German economy. Read More...
 
Arindrajit Dube, was interviewed about the benefits of full employment. “We gave up on full employment in the 1980s. That was really a mistake that gave up a lot for American workers,” Read more...
 
Jayati Ghosh, penned a commentary on the IMF's special drawing rights (SDRs) as an untapped resource to finance climate-mitigation projects across the developing world: “Given that SDRs are not a currency but rather a potential claim on a currency, they function as accounting units within the IMF and do not involve any issuance costs.” Read more...
 

Jayati Ghosh Receives the International Economics Association Fellow Award 2023,

Professor Jayati Ghosh, a founding member of IDEAs, has received the coveted 2023 Fellow Award of the International Economic Association (IEA). Awarded in recognition of “excellence in economic research, research-driven popular writing, and economic policymaking”, this annual fellowship is bestowed upon no more than 10 economists worldwide who have significantly contributed to the creation or dissemination of new ideas and high-quality policy work. Read more...

Gregor Semieniuk Co-Authors Climate Impact Report

Gregor Semieniuk Co-Authors Climate Impact Report is an author of the "10 New Insights in Climate Science 2023/2024" report coordinated by some of the world’s leading climate scientists and released at the COP28 climate summit. Semieniuk is a contributing author to Insight 2, on the topic of fossil fuel phase-outs. A rapid and managed fossil fuel phase-out is required to stay within the Paris Agreement target range. Read more ...

Isabella Weber, Groundbreaking Panelist at the New York Times DealBook Summit

Isabella Weber, was a grondbreaking panelist at the  New York Times DealBook Summit, representing "The Economy: What's Next." The DealBook Groundbreakers series features innovators from many sectors, including labor, health, A.I., and entrepreneurship. Representing a variety of public and private sectors, from technology and finance to education and the arts, our guest Groundbreakers will lead a table in a lunchtime discussion, designed to spark conversation around critical questions of the day. Read more...

Jayati Ghosh Interviewed byProject Syndicate

Jayati Ghosh, was interviewed on PS Say More about inflation, the IMF and debt, women’s empowerment and more. “[A]dvanced-economy rate hikes have caused far-reaching damage, especially in the developing world, though developed countries, too, stand to lose. And the rate hikes may not have even been necessary, because inflation was always going to decline as cost pressures subsided,” Read more...

Gregor Semieniuk Co-Authored an opinion piece "Bold Climate Fixes Won’t Wreck Middle Class Retirement Plans"

Gregor Semieniuk, economics and PERI, has co-authored an opinion piece outlining research that demonstrates how moving away from fossil fuels will impact the wealthy more than those with lower incomes: “We estimate that losses amount to less than half a percent of the net wealth of [the] wealthiest 1% or 10% of Americans.” Inequality ensures that feared financial losses moving away from fossil fuels will fall most heavily on the wealthy, and not on the poor and middle class.  Read more...

Léonce Ndikumana, Interviewed at the Recent Research Dissemination on Capital Flight and Natural Resources in Ghana

Léonce Ndikumana, economics and PERI, was interviewed at the recent Research Dissemination on Capital Flight and Natural Resources in Ghana about growing wealth inequality in the nation, which has seen individual private wealth grow to US$56 billion yet experiences capital flight benefiting foreign investors: "The data clearly show there are sufficient local individuals with the means to invest." Read more...

Isabella Weber, economics, is the subject of Seller's Inflation, an engaging animated short by the Institute for New Economic Thinking

Isabella Weber, economics, is the subject of Seller's Inflation, an engaging animated short by the Institute for New Economic Thinking that illustrates an interview clip and asks, "Is inflation just a number game or does it hold deeper societal implications?" Watch as she challenges traditional economic stances on inflation and delves into the social dimensions of pricing. Discover how context shapes our reactions to price hikes and why understanding this can be a game-changer. Watch here...

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