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Steve Keen

Steve Keen (born 28 March 1953) is an Australian-born, British-based economist and author. He considers himself a post-Keynesian, criticising neoclassical economics as inconsistent, unscientific and empirically unsupported. The major influences on Keen's thinking about economics include John Maynard Keynes, Karl Marx, Hyman Minsky, Piero Sraffa, Augusto Graziani, Joseph Alois Schumpeter, Thorstein Veblen, and François Quesnay.

Videos by Steve Keen

Modern Monetary Theory is Good, but.?.

Ann Pettifor joins up on the stream this week, and she might have some things to say about MMT.

Ann is political economist, author and public speaker. Her latest book, The Case for the Green New Deal, was published in hardback by Verso in 2019. By 2020 the book had been translated into German by Hamburger Edition, Italian by Fazi Editore and Swedish by Verbal Forlag. The English paperback version with an added chapter, Afterword, appeared on the shelves of bookstores from September, 2020. The Production of Money, published by Verso in Spring, 2017, explains the nature of money and the monetary system; tackles thorny issues like Bitcoin and QE, and is written to be accessible to a wide audience. It too was translated into German and published by Hamburger Edition and later into Spanish.

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50+ Years of Economics In Under 12 Minutes (with @lexfridman)

"That’s right, and so that’s what makes them interesting."

Dive into a thought-provoking journey with a critical analysis of historical and modern economic theories as unfolded in the conversation. Uncover why ancient economic insights might hold key solutions to today’s financial uncertainties and how a contrarian viewpoint can dismantle longstanding economic beliefs.

Discover how the debate of value origin—from land, labor to subjective utility—has shaped the dynamics of capitalism and why this matters to anyone interested in the future of economics.

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The Myth of Capitalism

This week’s guest is Denise Hearn, and we are going to cover a lot. So enjoy!

She advises governments, financial institutions, companies, and nonprofits on antitrust, economic policy, and new economic thinking. She is currently a Resident Senior Fellow at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, a joint center of Columbia University Law School and Columbia Climate School.

Denise co-authored The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition with Jonathan Tepper — named one of the Financial Times’ Best Books of 2018. She is the 2024 McGill University Max Bell School of Public Policy Lecturer, and co-authoring a forthcoming book with Vass Bednar on changing market dynamics in Canada.

Website: https://www.denisehearn.com/

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The New International Monetary Order

This week’s guest features Kathleen Tyson, Kathleen is an architect of global capital markets who has globalized repo markets, collateralization and margin operations, and foreign exchange settlements by designing and building the capital markets infrastructure. She started her career as a central banker and markets supervisor.

She also holds an MA(Hons) in Medieval History and has transcribed and translated the earliest account of the Norman Conquest, greatly improving understanding of the navigation, geography, and siege of London.

Kathleen is also the author of: Multicurrency Mercantilism: The New International Monetary Order.

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