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.
The global economy is at a critical moment, with the IMF and UNCTAD warning of a global financial crisis.
When disaster hits, already impoverished countries find themselves in debt traps. Only a global mechanism can prevent this.
There are opportunities to galvanize joint efforts at the UN and beyond. The authors offer reflections on potential ways forward.
Reducing inequality and boosting economic growth are not necessarily contradictory, quite the contrary!
The 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is an opportunity to reflect on lessons learned and to improve policies at global and national levels to...
Trade policy must not be an end in itself, but has to serve broader, fair and democratic objectives.