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Macroeconomic research, teaching and advocacy
  1. Governments save economies. Never let a mainstream economist tell you that government intervention is undesirable and that the ‘market’...
  2. MMTed is launching its new on-line show – MMTed Q&A – tonight. Live streaming begins Wednesday Night 20:00 East Coast Australia...
  3. Australia has endured a sequence of unplanned disasters over the last 12 months. The lingering effects of a long drought. Massive bushfires. Floods....
  4. This is Part 2 of the two-part series which focuses on the question: If governments are not financially constrained in their spending why do they...
  5. One question that continually comes up when I do interviews is this: If governments are not financially constrained in their spending why do they...
  6. Here are the answers with discussion for this Weekend’s Quiz. The information provided should help you work out why you missed a question or three!...
  7. Welcome to The Weekend Quiz. The quiz tests whether you have been paying attention or not to the blog posts that I post. See how you go with the...
  8. I haven’t had time yet to fully work through the decision by the European Commission yesterday to provide grants and loans to struggling...
  9. Some Wednesday snippets today. Tomorrow, I will write about what I have been thinking about the Eurozone. There has been a lot of hot air about the...
  10. In the wake of the $A60 billion bungle, the Australian government has turned its attention to creating smokescreens. Yesterday (May 25, 2020), the...