The manufacturing numbers from China at the weekend showed how hard the sector was hit by the lock-down in Wuhan and neighbouring districts. In today’s FREE Debunking Economics podcast Prof Steve Keen says the rest of the world needs to prepare for a similar strategy, that will see production dive as workers don’t show up and consumers don’t go shopping. It seems likely that central banks will cut interest rates, but that won’t stop businesses going bankrupt. So what is the correct policy response?
In this episode, founding chair of the Women’s Budget Group Professor Susan Himmelweit outlines the importance of looking at the Budget and wider economic policy through the lens of gender – not just for women, […]
This is a short (for me!) video discussing why one entity’s surplus is another’s deficit in a monetary economy, and why governments running a surplus are making the economy weaker rather than stronger.
Stuart Medina Miltimore – The battle for a progressive Europe: Next Generation or Lost Generation EU?
An informative presentation and lively discussion, with prominent Spanish MMT economist, activist and founder of RedMMT, Stuart Medina Miltimore, on the implications of MMT for the future of progressive reform for the nations of Europe […]