2012, 2013, 2014
This research project follows freed slaves from when they first applied for their land under the Southern Homestead Act until 1900 to learn how access to free land influenced their economic progress.
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
This research project constructs new measures of slavery as a state-sanctioned property rights institution and documents how slavery impacted economic development in US history.
A jointly-created research institute devoted to finding a more realistic way of thinking about the economy, using tools from decision theory and the theory of networks to tackle problems such as unemployment and inequality.
Race & Economics
Nov 11–12, 2016
Economics has a race problem.
Inequality, Globalization, and MacroeconomicsConference
USC Dornsife INET presents a conference on inequality, globalization, and macroeconomics
Apr 28–29, 2017
April 28-29, 2017, USC Dornsife INET is hosting a conference on inequality, globalization, and macroeconomics at the University of Southern California. The goal of this conference is to bring together leading researchers to discuss and present new approaches and new results on the relationships between inequality and macroeconomics and between inequality and globalization. Please direct any questions or comments to email@example.com.