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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Top Incomes and the Glass Ceiling

Prof. Sir Tony Atkinson and colleagues present new research on the representation of women at top levels of income.

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INET Sustainability and Wealth with the GES

Cameron Hepburn, Economics of Sustainability programme Director at INET Oxford, presented a seminar on Wealth at the second ‘Government Economic Service at 50’ Seminar Day

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Hendry and Doornik Publish New Textbook

Prof. Sir David Hendry, Director of INET Oxford’s Economic Modelling Programme, and Dr. Jurgen Doornik, James Martin Fellow at INET Oxford, recently published their new textbook ‘Empirical Model Discovery and Theory Evaluation:  Automatic Model Selection in Econometrics’ from MIT Press.
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Mathematical Model Illustrates Online Copycat Behaviour

INET Researchers have developed a model to examine our behaviour on online social networks, particularly the balance between copying friends and relying on provided 'best-seller' information.

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