A Research Scholar at the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity and Assistant Professor of economics at the University of Missouri – Kansas City, Scott Fullwiler is the Social Entrepreneurship Program Co-Director at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. He teaches courses in financial management, investments/portfolio management, financial markets, bank management, financial modeling, valuation, monetary economics, advanced macroeconomics, ecological economics, and social entrepreneurship.
His academic research has been largely on the interactions of financial institutions, central banks and government treasuries, such as in money markets, national payments systems, government debt operations, and central bank operations. — Excerpted from Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity
Sources + Sampler of Videos, Blog posts Podcasts, Twitter threads
MMT 101. A thread in 25 parts. May 28, 2019
1. From the very beginning in the 1990s, MMT has NEVER argued that ‘printing money’ was necessary. Anyone saying MMT = “print money,” even if they (correctly) incorporate an inflation constraint, is getting MMT dead wrong. MORE HERE
Provisioning Social Security/Medicare: distinguishing policy choices, financial capacity and legal authority: A thread in 20 parts.
• 1 There are 3 separate issues regarding ability to provide SS/Medicare in future years–financial ability to pay, legal authority to pay, & productive capacity to provide increasing standard of living to future workers & non-workers.
Posts in New Economic Perspectives Dec 2012 – Jan 2013
Functional Finance and the Debt Ratio
“This five part series will explore at length (warning!) and in detail (another warning—wonk alert!) the MMT perspective on the debt ratio and fiscal sustainability. While the approach suggests a macroeconomic policy mix and strategies for both fiscal and monetary policies that most neoclassical economists currently believe are unsustainable, ultimately the MMT preference for a significant role for fiscal policy in macroeconomic stabilization is shown to be consistent with traditional neoclassical views on fiscal sustainability.”
• Part I • Part II • Part III • Part IV • Part V
Research: Levy Economics Instutute of Bard College