No. 2020-25 - When standards have better distributional consequences than carbon taxes
30 Nov 20
We develop two new formal models to identify eco- nomic situations, in which standards could be pref...
No. 2020-24 - The Frequency of Convergent Games under Best-Response Dynamics
02 Nov 20
We then consider a wider class of games that converge under a best-response dynamic, in which each p...
No. 2020-23 - Supporting carbon taxes: The role of fairness
19 Oct 20
We conduct a discrete choice experiment with a sample of 6,000 German household heads to examine how...
Toward a New Ontological Framework for the Economic Good
16 Oct 20
I argue that the Lima de Miranda and Snower SAGE framework represents not just another “beyond GDP” ...
No. 2020-22 - Optimal fuel taxation with suboptimal health choices
15 Oct 20
We introduce health benefits and active travel options into an optimal taxation model of transport e...
Press Release - US-Europe Excess Deaths Comparison
29 Sep 20
Oxford University research finds that the inadequate U.S. pandemic response cost more American lives...
The US excess mortality rate from COVID-19 is substantially worse than Europe’s
29 Sep 20
The US has 4% of the world’s population but 21% of the global COVID-19-attributed infections and dea...
The intergenerational transmission of wealth in rich countries
19 Sep 20
This column analyses household survey data on inheritance and gifts inter vivos in France, Germany, ...
No. 2020-20 - How Market Ecology Explains Market Malfunction
16 Sep 20
Standard approaches to the theory of financial markets are based on equilibrium and efficiency. Here...
Supply and demand shocks in the COVID-19 pandemic: an industry and occupation perspective
04 Sep 20
Modelling COVID-19 Contagion: Risk Assessment and Targeted Mitigation Policies
02 Sep 20
We use a spatial epidemic model with demographic and geographic heterogeneity to study the regional ...
No. 2020-19 - How threatening are transformations of happiness scales to subjective wellbeing research?
01 Sep 20
Two recent papers argue that many results based on ordinal reports of happiness can be reversed with...
World's first universal jobs guarantee experiment - Business Insider feature on INET Oxford research
Perpetual bonds as a way out of EU fiscal paralysis - George Soros in Project Syndicate
Complexity Economics: Proceedings of the Santa Fe Institute's 2019 Fall Symposium
FT interview: Prof Doyne Farmer on using contracts to gauge economic health
20th November is Equal Pay Day
Press release: World’s first universal jobs guarantee experiment starts in Austria
INET Oxford COVID-19 Research
CFM Interview: Professor Eric Beinhocker
Five lessons from COVID-19 for reducing carbon emissions
Intergenerational wealth transfers drive inequality in Britain
Immediate action needed to stem the flow of plastic into the ocean finds report
We still don’t know if warmer weather slows down the spread of COVID-19
INET Oxford At a Glance
The Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School (INET Oxford) is a multidisciplinary research institute dedicated to applying leading-edge thinking from the social and physical sciences to global economic challenges.