Sometimes navigating through the field of economics can feel like dodging bullets in a metaphorical war.
But to INET grantee Judy Klein, a professor at Mary Baldwin College, this is no metaphor. Rather, Klein believes that understanding the protocols of war developed during World War II is at the core of understanding modern economics.
In her forthcoming book, Klein will delineate how models and modeling strategies established for the practical needs of war eventually wound up in economic research. As it turns out, the rules of combat and the rules for thinking about financial, economic, and monetary policy have deeply similar roots. Read more