Economic Policy

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

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.

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

The Importance of Learning from History - Adair Turner

Lord Turner talks about how reviewing the mistakes of the past can lead to a more complete economic view of the present and future

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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