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Reorienting the Economy to Prioritize Human Well-being: The Role of Government

By Ellie Hu With the goal of offering transformative visions for global ecological governance, Neva Goodwin, Distinguished Fellow at Boston University Economics in Context Initiative (ECI), was invited to give a talk in August 2022 on her years of experience developing the theory and application of economics to account for the social and environmental contexts […]

How COVID-19 Has Magnified Pre-existing Inequalities in the US

By Ellie Hu The distribution of wealth and resources in the United States has been extremely unequal in recent decades, as the share of national wealth owned by the top 1 percent has increased from less than 25 percent in the late 1970s to around 45 percent more recently. In 2022, the top 1 percent […]