Articles tagged with economy

Gregory F. Nemet

Setting a mission requires bold leadership, but following through requires learning and iterative experimentation.

Ann Pettifor

The answer cannot lie in the sound creation of an “industrial policy,” however ambitious. We need wholesale structural reform.

Erica R. H. Fuchs

While missions are important, even more important are new institutions that will cut a path across them.

Joan Fitzgerald Robert Kuttner

Public policy needs to make some hard choices about priorities and strategies.

Mariana Mazzucato Rainer Kattel Josh Ryan-Collins

Market fundamentalism has failed to improve economic and social conditions. Now, we need a mission-oriented approach to the economy that embraces an active role for government in spurring growth and innovation.

Andrew Elrod

Democrats don’t lose elections because of rising prices. They lose when they cut spending and raise interest rates, sacrificing other goals at the altar of price stability.

Arjun Jayadev J. W. Mason

With globalization under increasing scrutiny, national governments are poised to exert more power over markets.

Simon Torracinta

For economist Albert O. Hirschman, social planning meant creative experimentation rather than theoretical certainty. We could use more of his improvisatory optimism today.

Prabhat Patnaik

The neofascist assault on democracy is a last-ditch effort on the part of neoliberal capitalism to rescue itself from crisis. The only solution is a decisive retreat from globalized finance.

Macabe Keliher

Markets have played a central role in the country’s explosive development since the 1980s. But as GDP rose, inequality has soared—a stark turn away from earlier socialist ideals.