Inclusive Economy

We need inclusive economies to address global risks posed by economic inequality and poverty. Rising to national and global challenges requires more than just growth accruing to powerful private interests and more than tax and transfer policies alone can provide. It requires economies to produce fair and just market outcomes on their own. This work stream is about such a vision. FES New York works with economic experts in academic, civil society and international organizations as well as with policymakers in governments toward progressive global economic transformation.

Our latest Events

Monday, 24.09.18 | 2030 Agenda, Inclusive Economy | Event

"Can 'Regulation from Below' create an enabling environment to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?"

Bank and finance workers can play a role to support meaningful regulation of the global financial sector to create an enabling economic environment to...

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Monday, 24.09.18 | Multilateralism 4.0, Inclusive Economy, 2030 Agenda | Event

"Achieving the SDGs through Stakeholder Engagement for a More Sustainable Financial Sector"

To create real potential for the UN’s 2030 Agenda, the financial sector and its largest institutions must be brought back into service of the real,...

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Tuesday, 04.09.18 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"10 Years from the Last Crisis, We Still Need Effective Financial Regulation"

Reform of the global tax system is urgently needed to improve domestic resource mobilization and transparency.

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Our latest Publications

  • 14.09.2018 | Inclusive Economy, Multilateralism 4.0 | Publication

    "Reforming Bank Governance: 'Top-Down' Reform and Bank Resistance"

    Looking back at the failure of reforms since 2008, this paper proposes ways in which “regulation from below” by engaged and empowered bank workers can...

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  • 14.09.2018 | Inclusive Economy, Multilateralism 4.0 | Publication

    "Tipping the Balance: Collective Action by Finance Workers Creates 'Regulation From Below'"

    Instead of relying on legal and supervisory systems to take on the entire task of financial regulation “from above”, this paper argues that employees...

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  • 23.04.2018 | Inclusive Economy | Publication

    "Making Banks Better"

    Ten years after the last financial crisis, large banks are still creating risky financial instruments faster than policymakers can regulate them. Bank...

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  • 29.03.2018 | 2030 Agenda, Multilateralism 4.0, Inclusive Economy | Publication

    MACROSCOPE: "Growth & the Elephant in the Room"

    The challenges of financing for development (FFD) are many - from a weakened multilateral system to persistent inequalities - but the key for UN...

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  • | Inclusive Economy, 2030 Agenda | Publication

    "Infrastructure Investments: A Broad-based Policy Tool for Equitable and Sustainable Growth"

    A lack of transparency, coordination, and information about global investment opportunities in infrastructure discourage adequate investment. What way...

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  • | Inclusive Economy | Publication

    "Are the Multilateral Organizations Fighting Inequality?" 2017 Financial Impact Report Executive Summary

    This report reviews policies of the United Nations (UN), International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank Group (WBG) and other global financial...

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