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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Debating climate and capitalism at the Aspen Ideas Festival

Eric Beinhocker brings INET Oxford thinking to Aspen's annual high-powered gathering.

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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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Why Standard Macro Models Fail During Crises

David Hendry and Grayham Mizon show why the models used by many policymakers perform so poorly in the face of uncertainty.

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The Nature of Invention

INET Oxford researchers and collaborators data mine 200 years of US Patent Office records to uncover the true nature of innovation.

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