Economic Policy

Broadening the Field of Economics - Adair Turner

Economics can be more effective if we try to integrate pure theory with real-world observation and insights from other disciplines, Lord Adair Turner says

Full Interview with Adair Turner: The Economy and INET

Lord Adair Turner, the Chair of the Financial Services Authority of the United Kingdom, talks about what went wrong with the economy, how to fix it, and how INET can help.

Fueling the Financial Fire - Adair Turner

Lord Turner talks about how the financial policies of the last three decades led directly to the financial crisis

The Regeneration of Economics Going Forward - Adair Turner

Lord Adair Turner describes what needs to happen for economics to move forward, and how institutions like INET can help

How to Account for the Socially Optimal - Adair Turner

Institutions like INET and heterodox thinking can return economics to its fundamental goal of being a public good, says Adair Turner

INET Mentioned in John Cassidy's New Book

How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamaties, by New Yorker contributer John Cassidy, was released last year to great acclaim. Read more

Post-Financial Crisis Policymaking: Austerity or not?

The financial crisis of 2008 was a substantial blow to the world’s economy, and soon after the crisis, many governments began to intervene strategically to restore confidence in financial markets and stabilize the global economy. (For more detailed background on the financial crisis and deficits, see INET Online’s big questions here and here.)

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