While the basics are straightforward and appeal greatly to common sense, we rely upon experts who continue to build a body of knowledge and lead us through the decades-in-the-making thicket of misinformation and disinformation that can inhibit our understanding of how the money systems of sovereign governments actually work. Fortunately we have them, and a growing compilation of links to their writing and presentations for their colleagues, their students and for the general public. Below are links to our primary trusted sources: leading academics; their think tanks, programs; and networks.
In addition, we refer you to New Economic Perspectives, which “offers policy advice and economic analysis from a group of professional economists, legal scholars, and financial market practitioners.” They “weigh in on the serious challenges facing the global economy following the financial meltdown in 2007” …providing “fresh ideas about how policymakers — here and abroad — should address to the continued weakness in their economies. Our approach, which has been dubbed “Modern Money Theory” or “The Kansas City Approach,” builds on the work of Abba P. Lerner, John Maynard Keynes, Hyman P. Minsky, Wynne Godley and other important figures of the past. Above all, we are careful to provide analyses and policy recommendations that are applicable under a modern, fiat money system.”
William Darity Jr. Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics; Director, Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, Duke U @SandyDarity
Darrick Hamilton Professor of Economics & Policy; Dir of PhD Program in Policy at The New School. Beginning Jan 2019: Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio state university. @DarrickHamilton
Fadhel Kaboub Associate Professor of Economics at Denison University, President of the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity See more at Teachers Teaching @FadhelKaboub @GISP_Tweets
Stephanie Kelton Professor of Public Policy & Economics, Stony Brook University. Formerly Chief Economist, U.S. Senate Budget Committee & Advisor to Bernie 2016. Founding Fellow @TheSandersInst, @StephanieKelton @stonybrooku
Bill Mitchell Professor in Economics and Director, Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia. – billy blog – Modern Monetary Theory … macroeconomic reality. See more at Teachers Teaching @billy_blog
L. Randall Wray Professor of Economics at Bard College and Senior Scholar Levy Economics Institute of Bard College @levyecon Posts at New Economic Perspectives
Think Tanks & University Based Programs
Center for Full Employment and Price Stability (at Univ of Missouri-Kansas City) No longer active. Archive only
Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
MMT University – Online, interactive instruction in Modern Monetary Theory. Bill Mitchell in partnership with leading proponents of MMT across the globe.
Modern Money Network: “A student-driven initiative promoting public understanding of money, finance, law, and the economy.” “Promoting Public Understanding of Money & Finance Through Education, Discussion & Scholarship” in partnership with
UMKC, The Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, The National Jobs for All Coalition, The Levy Institute, The Urban Academy Laboratory High School and The Debt Collective. @thepublicmoney MMN YouTube Channel