New Economic Thinking
There was some media coverage in the FT and the Guardian on a recent conference on this theme at King’s College, Cambridge, showcasing a new economic institute.
A number of videos of presentations can be found here
This venture is funded by Soros and includes many well-known progressive economists such as Stiglitz, Akerloff etc. I gather one point of tension in the discussion was between a large group who see the main problem as unregulated finance, and a smaller group who see the roots as lying more broadly in the neo liberal model.