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Modern Monetary Theory is Good, but.?.

Summary:
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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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.
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.

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