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LIVE STREAM 12/12: The Fall of the Euro

Apply Now: Free Undergraduate Seminar with Michael Sandel

The Institute for New Economic Thinking is seeking a select group of undergraduate students to participate in the filming of a free, three-day series of discussions on ethics and economics with Harvard Professor and philosopher Michael Sandel, the Institute's newest Senior Fellow. Read more

Mariana Mazzucato's TED Talk: Government — Investor, Risk-taker, Innovator

Why doesn’t the government just get out of the way and let the private sector -- the “real revolutionaries” -- innovate?

An Interview with Adair Turner: “Which Capitalism for the 21st Century?”

Originally published by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore
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Institute for New Economic Thinking Launches Project to Reform Undergraduate Syllabus

In response to widespread discontent among students, employers, and university teachers, a project to create a new core curriculum for economics was launched at a seminar hosted by HM Treasury today. The CORE curriculum project, funded by the Institute for New Economic Thinking, convened the meeting, which was attended by academics, policymakers, business leaders, and students from around the world. Read more

Too Much Debt: Adair Turner on the Dangers of Excessive Sector Leverage

Adair Lord Turner, former Chairman of Great Britain’s Financial Services Authority and current Senior Fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, argued in a keynote address to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on Thursday that central banks must be equipped in future to address the dangers of excessive private sector leverage, using both pre-emptive interest rate policy and macro-prudential policy tools.  Read more

Adair Turner: Economic Policy Must Address Excessive Private Sector Leverage

Adair Lord Turner, former Chairman of Great Britain’s Financial Services Authority and current Senior Fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, will argue in a keynote address to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on Thursday that central banks must be equipped in future to address the dangers of excessive private sector leverage, using both pre-emptive interest rate policy and macro-prudential policy tools.  Read more

Can the Euro Zone Be Saved? - An Institute-Sponsored Event at UT-Austin

Can the euro zone be saved?  Read more

See Michael Sandel LIVE – Win a Signed Copy of His Latest Book!

Join the Institute for New Economic Thinking on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 ET for a special event at Union Theological Seminary with Harvard professor and philosopher Michael Sandel on the moral limits of markets. Sandel will be speaking about his recent book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets, in conversation with Institute President Rob Johnson and Union President Serene Jones. Read more