Economic Theory

If you’re interested in society’s economic foundations, this is the category for you. Here you’ll find the classics from luminaries like Adam Smith, Karl Marx and John Maynard Keynes, as well as the current work of today’s leading economists.

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America’s Self-Defeating Economic Retreat

Adam S. Posen

Foreign Affairs, 2021


Cory Doctorow

Medium, 2020

Economic Upheaval and the Wealth of Nations

Philippe Aghion et al.

Belknap Press, 2021

Overcoming America's Obsession with Economic Efficiency

Roger L. Martin

Harvard Business Review Press, 2020

Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Battle to Transform American Capitalism

Susan Berfield

Bloomsbury, 2020

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The Toll of Inequality in the Age of COVID-19

Luis Alberto Moreno

Foreign Affairs, 2020

Economists could have helped in the fight against climate change. So far, they haven't.

Noah Smith

Noah Smith, 2021

The Untold, True Story of America's Middle Class

Jim Tankersley

Public Affairs, 2020

Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy

Stephanie Kelton

Public Affairs, 2020

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David Hope and Julian Limberg

LSE, 2020