What is INET Oxford?

The Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School (INET Oxford) is dedicated to innovative economic research that addresses major economic and social challenges.

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Our research

INET Oxford's multi-disciplinary teams are applying leading-edge tools from the social and physical sciences to problems ranging from financial system stability, to economic growth, inequality, and environmental sustainability.

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Why we need new economics

The world needs a model of economic growth and prosperity that is more inclusive, sustainable, and robust than our current model. Envisioning and shifting to such a model requires new economic thinking.

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Sir Tony Atkinson 'Inequality' Book Launch

A new book from economist Sir Tony Atkinson brings hope and informed optimism to the public debate on inequality, setting out a comprehensive set of policies that could bring about a genuine shift in the distribution of income in developed countries.

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Britain’s “monstrous and unique” property tax system

Council tax has replaced credit cards as the UK’s biggest debt problem writes John Muellbauer in the Financial Times.

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Inequality or Living Standards: Which Matters More?

For many years inequality in income and wealth received little attention in public debate ad was only a minority interest in the economics profession. To read the full article by Max Roser, Brian Nolan and Stefan Thewissen, click on the story.

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The Fed Needs Humans

Eric Beinhocker and David Hendry respond in a Bloomberg piece to recent proposals in the US Congress to curtail the independence of the Federal Reserve.

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