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John Smithin on money (INET video)

It is always interesting to see other economists talk about the very same things that oneself is teaching. I prefer to show much more balance sheets, John Smithin uses puzzles and controversies to structure his lecture. 135 more words


A High Pound, a Healthy Economy, Low Deficits: Pick Any Two from Three!

We all might like to have: 1) A high pound 2) Close to full employment with a healthy growing economy 3) Low government and trade deficits or even surpluses. 1,041 more words

MMT General

Comment 'aligner' un programmeur MMT externe ?

Dans le domaine de la création de programmes pour machines à mesure 3D (MMT) beaucoup dépend d’une gestion prudente et approfondie. Afin d’éviter variation et erreurs trop importantes au niveau des programmes de mesure, ne pas chacun de l’équipe qualité a la permission de créer de nouveaux programmes, ou d’en faire des modifications. 517 more words

3D Industrial Metrology

Notes on the money thinking debate: MMT and the Keynesians

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)/Neo-Chartalism has gained increasing attention last couple of years, i.e. in Bloomberg, and also a lot of interesting critique. Here’s some notes and links. 727 more words


Course on Modern Monetary Theory at Maastricht University's summer school 2016

I’ll give a course titled Modern Monetary Theory and European Macroeconomics at the summer school of the University of Maastricht from July 18-22. The course provides a new methodological approach to money and macroeconomics. 154 more words


Study finds: not all government debt bad

Timothy E. Sharpe wrote a paper in 2013 that I finally got the chance to read, on government debt and fiscal crowding out, with some interesting findings. 421 more words


The Two Santas That Hold Us Back

I’m watching Canadian liberals and leftists on #cdnpoli on Twitter fall for the same thing their counterparts in the US have been duped by for 40 years: calling out conservative claims of superior fiscal management, by which they mean deficit reductions. 837 more words