Stephanie Kelton

Stephanie Kelton, Professor Economics and Public Policy, Stony Brook. Her research areas include monetary policy, employment policy, public finance, international finance, and European monetary integration. A well-known policy expert, she has served as Chief Economist of the US Senate Budget Committee and as Senior Economic Advisor to the presidential campaigns of Senator Bernie Sanders. She continues as chair of the Board of Economists for Peace and Security. In 2016, POLITICO recognized her as one of the 50 people across the country who is most influencing the political debate.

What is Modern Monetary Theory?
— Nick Hanauer (@NickHanauer), David Goldstein (@GoldyHA) Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer April 23, 2019 (45:07)

Sometimes teachers teach via social media.  Here‘s a Kelton thread on Social Security, Medicare, and payroll taxes.


Stephanie Kelton opens the Stony Brook U Presidential Lecture Series addresses five commonplace myths of the US economy: What is the deficit? What is the national debt? What about China? Don’t we eventually have to pay off the national debt? What can we afford? — Oct 15, 2018 (50:43)

Stephanie Kelton discusses what Keynes called the paradox of thrift, opening up policy space and debunking the idea that sovereign governments (the “public purse”) are constrained in the same ways as individual and household budgets.
UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
(@IIPP_UCL), British Library (@britishlibrary) — June 18, 2018 (1:26:42)

Burn the Debt Clock! with special guest economist Stephanie Kelton Electa Blog • Progressive News and Commentary — April 10, 2018 (1:11:00)

Modern Monetary Theory & Economic Education | with Stephanie Kelton — Part 1 AcTVism Munich • Information that Moves — March 21, 2018 (16:00)

The Wall is in Washington – Monetary Neoliberalism –
Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton), Sept 11, 2017 (11:59)
What is MODERN MONETARY THEORY? What does MODERN MONETARY THEORY mean? — Feb 15, 2017 (5:51)
Stephanie Kelton – How To Create A Currency From Scratch — Oct 16, 2016 (9:47)
Stephanie Kelton – The Angry Birds Approach to Understanding Deficits in the Modern Economy — Nov 1, 2015 (1:18:37)
Stephanie Kelton’s talk at the joint seminar on “Modern Monetary Theory” and “Monetary Circuit Theory” held at the Fields Institute. July 3, 2012 (1:22:48)