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Koichi Hamada commends US leaders for negotiating an infrastructure bill that both parties could support
4th Sep 21, 9:56am
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Koichi Hamada commends US leaders for negotiating an infrastructure bill that both parties could support
Is the Reserve Bank's focus on the moveable feast of maximum sustainable employment appropriate, or could something like a government job guarantee be a better way of dealing with unemployment?
15th Aug 21, 6:01am
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Is the Reserve Bank's focus on the moveable feast of maximum sustainable employment appropriate, or could something like a government job guarantee be a better way of dealing with unemployment?
Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs
23rd Mar 21, 9:57am
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Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs
Koichi Hamada explains what Larry Summers is getting wrong about the Biden Administration's COVID-19 rescue plan
1st Mar 21, 10:38am
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Koichi Hamada explains what Larry Summers is getting wrong about the Biden Administration's COVID-19 rescue plan
Stephen Roach explains why the negative impact on supply and demand will not end when the pandemic does
28th Dec 20, 7:59am
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Stephen Roach explains why the negative impact on supply and demand will not end when the pandemic does
Raghuram Rajan explains why today's abnormal financial conditions do not justify unlimited borrowing and spending
10th Dec 20, 11:02am
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Raghuram Rajan explains why today's abnormal financial conditions do not justify unlimited borrowing and spending
Jude Murdoch and Steven Hail argue modern monetary theory offers desperately needed clear thinking and fresh ideas for our society and our democracy
27th Nov 20, 10:04am
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Jude Murdoch and Steven Hail argue modern monetary theory offers desperately needed clear thinking and fresh ideas for our society and our democracy
Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
25th Oct 20, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
ANZ Group chief economist Richard Yetsenga points out that in a world of more fiscal policy prominence, direct spending decisions do not work in the same ways as the blunt instrument of interest rates and the implications could be profound
6th Oct 20, 1:18pm
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ANZ Group chief economist Richard Yetsenga points out that in a world of more fiscal policy prominence, direct spending decisions do not work in the same ways as the blunt instrument of interest rates and the implications could be profound
Both major parties make pitches as responsible economic managers - Robertson stresses 'consistency, continuity and balance', Collins shuns MMT and wealth taxes
5th Sep 20, 9:16am
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Both major parties make pitches as responsible economic managers - Robertson stresses 'consistency, continuity and balance', Collins shuns MMT and wealth taxes
Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
3rd Sep 20, 11:19am
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Author and Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets on the impact of the Information Age and financialization, and how they are creating a different, new world
Brian Fallow takes a look at the idea of a central government funded universal jobs guarantee, saying the idea should receive serious consideration
21st Aug 20, 11:17am
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Brian Fallow takes a look at the idea of a central government funded universal jobs guarantee, saying the idea should receive serious consideration
Gareth Vaughan on bloated bank balance sheets, a second Keynesian revolution, business owners afraid to ask for help, American mask hysteria redux & Ghosn's escape
7th Aug 20, 10:00am
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Gareth Vaughan on bloated bank balance sheets, a second Keynesian revolution, business owners afraid to ask for help, American mask hysteria redux & Ghosn's escape
Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
6th Aug 20, 9:23am
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Grant Robertson remains committed to reducing government debt long-term, saying Modern Monetary Theory isn't an approach he's looking to adopt
MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
4th Aug 20, 12:15pm
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MMT economist Steven Hail argues that, as long as the New Zealand Government remains a monetary sovereign, there can never be a government debt crisis
Andrew Coleman looks at the options facing the Government for funding the Covid-related public debt
23rd Jul 20, 3:15pm
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Andrew Coleman looks at the options facing the Government for funding the Covid-related public debt
In a COVID-19 ravaged world, could Modern Monetary Theory help us break free of 'myths and misunderstandings holding us back' and stand up to our full height?
2nd Jul 20, 5:00am
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In a COVID-19 ravaged world, could Modern Monetary Theory help us break free of 'myths and misunderstandings holding us back' and stand up to our full height?
The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
21st Jun 20, 6:02am
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The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
Economist Stephanie Kelton talks with DCReport editor David Cay Johnston about her new book, the Deficit Myth, Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy
14th Jun 20, 10:38am
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Economist Stephanie Kelton talks with DCReport editor David Cay Johnston about her new book, the Deficit Myth, Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy
Willem Buiter warns that Modern Monetary Theory's implicit assumptions could encourage reckless policymaking
6th May 20, 10:03am
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Willem Buiter warns that Modern Monetary Theory's implicit assumptions could encourage reckless policymaking
Brian Fallow looks at where the Government is getting the money from for its dramatic increase in spending, concluding direct monetary financing is possible down the line
22nd Apr 20, 10:17am
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Brian Fallow looks at where the Government is getting the money from for its dramatic increase in spending, concluding direct monetary financing is possible down the line
David Skilling, director at economic advisory firm Landfall Strategy Group, says NZ policy makers will need to start moving from fire fighting to an intelligent and thoughtful longer-term economic focus
13th Apr 20, 12:33pm
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David Skilling, director at economic advisory firm Landfall Strategy Group, says NZ policy makers will need to start moving from fire fighting to an intelligent and thoughtful longer-term economic focus
Willem Buiter compares the plans for monetary-financed deficit spending in the United States, Britain and Europe
28th Mar 20, 10:04am
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Willem Buiter compares the plans for monetary-financed deficit spending in the United States, Britain and Europe
It is not true that Japan's experience proves that Modern Monetary Theory works, as some have argued. But increasing deficit-financed spending, in Japan and elsewhere, may still have merit, despite inflationary risks
2nd Jul 19, 1:30pm
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It is not true that Japan's experience proves that Modern Monetary Theory works, as some have argued. But increasing deficit-financed spending, in Japan and elsewhere, may still have merit, despite inflationary risks
The experience of Latin America should serve as a clear warning for today’s Modern Monetary Theory enthusiasts. There, fiscal expansions that were financed by printing money spun catastrophically out of control
19th May 19, 6:02am
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The experience of Latin America should serve as a clear warning for today’s Modern Monetary Theory enthusiasts. There, fiscal expansions that were financed by printing money spun catastrophically out of control