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Work Longer, Die Sooner! America’s Dire Need to Expand Social Security and Medicare

Social security card. This image is a work of the Social Security Administration (SSA), taken or made as part of an employee’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain in the United States. By Lynn Parramore / Institute for New Economic Thinking Shameful fact: the plight of U.S. retirees is a global […]

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Industrial Policy Is a Good Idea, but So Far We Don’t Have One

Biden speaks in Largo, Maryland 2023. The White House, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons By James K. Galbraith / Institute for New Economic Thinking In a remarkable and comprehensive book, forthcoming from Cambridge, Marc Fasteau and Ian Fletcher provide a theoretical, historical, and up-to-date review of industrial policies, in the United States and elsewhere, as well […]

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Addressing Neglected Diseases: Can Non-Profits Bridge Pharma’s Investment Gap?

Photo by Etactics Inc on Unsplash By Payal Arya and Fred Ledley / Institute for New Economic Thinking The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 1.7 billion people around the world are in need of measures to prevent or treat neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), conditions that collectively account for as many as 200,000 deaths/year and a burden of disease […]