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MMT: REPORT FROM THE FRONT (PART 3)

By L. RANDALL WRAY In this part, I’ll resume with comments on the critical contributions to the special issue of rwer. We finished Part 2 with a discussion of the shocking lack of citations to MMT literature in the critiques—especially … Continue reading

MMT: REPORT FROM THE FRONT (PART2)

By L. Randall Wray PART 2 In Part 1 I discussed the third annual MMT conference that was recently held at Stony Brook, and you can find the program as well as videos of the conference here: (https://www.mmtconference.org/). In this … Continue reading

MMT: REPORT FROM THE FRONT

By L. Randall Wray PART 1 As many readers know, the third annual MMT conference was recently held at Stonybrook, and you can find the program as well as videos of the conference at the link: (https://www.mmtconference.org/). In addition, real-world … Continue reading

Why Moscow Mitch needs MMT

By J.D. ALT Mitch McConnell is desperate to find investment funds and businesses that will create jobs for his Kentucky constituents. America, it seems, is mostly incapable of being a source for either. Such is the diminishment of our impoverished … Continue reading

MMT Carbon Initiative—a modest proposal

By J.D. ALT With great interest, I’ve been reading about the “Terraton Initiative”—a program designed to enlist farmers to sequester one trillion tons of carbon in their soil using innovative and “regenerative” planting techniques. The initiative was recently rolled out … Continue reading

JAPAN DOES MMT?

L. Randall Wray In recent days the international policy-making elite has tried to distance itself from MMT, often going to hysterical extremes to dismiss the approach as crazy. No one does this better than the Japanese. As MMT began to … Continue reading

MMT, Models, Multidisciplinarity

By Pavlina R. Tcherneva The attacks on MMT are taking a comical turn. A recent one, courtesy of Noah Smith, takes aim at a paper I wrote in the 90s titled “Monopoly Money: The State as a Price Setter”. It … Continue reading

MMT Scholars’ Predictive and Policy Successes – Part A

Number 2A in the MMT Series By William K. Black March 31, 2019     Bloomington, MN Introduction The second article in this series deals with Modern Monetary Theory’s (MMT) predictive and policy successes.  The article has three, separately published, parts.  Part … Continue reading

A Must Read: Why does everyone hate MMT?

By L.Randall Wray The attacks on MMT continue full steam ahead. Janet Yellen (former Fed chair, but clueless on money and banking)—a centrist–has joined the fray. Jerry Epstein—on the official left–has ramped up his ridiculous claims, now associating MMT with … Continue reading

Wolfers Blames MMT for Orthodox Economists’ Ignorance of MMT

By William K. Black March 14, 2019     Bloomington, MN Number 6 in a Series of Articles on MMT Justin Wolfers is an economist who is disgracing the university I love, the University of Michigan.  I had the great fortune to … Continue reading