In part 3 of INET's interview, Raghuram Rajan says: "The left and the right have a common diagnosis of the problem: the government is captured by big business. Marx said 'Get rid of big buiness.' Stigler said 'Get rid of government.'" But in fact they need to work together, he says, and the task is to delineate the respective responsibilities. Read more
The Institute for New Economic Thinking takes a broad view of economic research and supports it in many ways: through its main grant program, through working groups it organizes, and via conferences, panels, and other smaller gatherings of scholars across the globe.
Institute scholars normally publish their work in journals and books. While many – but far from all – of this work appears in working papers sponsored by the Institute and other leading research forums, the Institute also attempts to make its research results accessible to a wider public on its website. Below is a sampling of interviews featuring Institute scholars explaining the significance of their research in non-technical terms.