Modern Monetary Theory vs The Austrian School

Macroeconomic Debates Among the Heterodoxy
Sunday June 23, 2013

A public debate on macroeconomic theory and policy with leading thinkers from Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and the Austrian School.

Overview

A public debate on macroeconomic theory and policy with leading thinkers from Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and the Austrian School.

Participants

Speakers:

Warren Mosler

President
Valence Co, Inc

Warren Mosler is the President of Valance Co, Inc., and former Senior Financial Advisor to Senator Ronald E. Russell, President of the 29th Legislature of the U.S. Virgin Islands. He is the founder of the III Funds, which currently manages about $3.5 billion, as well as the Founder and Former Owner of Mosler Automotive, which manufactures the MT900 sports car in Riviera Beach, Florida. Mr. Mosler has written a number of academic papers on issues relating to macroeconomics and monetary policy, is the author of Seven Deadly Innocent Frauds of Economic Policy” (2010), and is the founder of what is currently known as Modern Monetary Theory. He maintains a personal blog, and can be followed on Twitter.

Robert Murphy

Senior Economist
Institute for Energy Research

Robert Murphy, Ph.D, is a Senior Economist with the Institute for Energy Research and an Associated Scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, where he teaches at the Mises Academy.

Moderator: 

John Carney

Writer
The Wall Street Journal

John Carney is a writer at the Wall Street Journal and former senior editor at CNBC.com. He covers Wall Street, hedge funds, financial regulation and other business news. Previously, Carney was the editor of Business Insider’s Clusterstock.com and DealBreaker.com.