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Understanding MMT and its Policy Implications, Fadhel Kaboub

Understanding MMT and Its Policy Implications

Fadhel will introduce the audience to the core principles of MMT, highlight the real limits to the Federal government’s spending capacity, and illustrate that a comprehensive set of transformative policies can be introduced to fight the COVID crisis, climate change, inequality, and unemployment without bankrupting the country or causing inflation.

The appallingly bad neoclassical economics of climate change

Abstract Forecasts by economists of the economic damage from climate change have been notably sanguine, compared to warnings by scientists about damage to the biosphere. This is because economists made their own predictions of damages, using three spurious methods: assuming that about 90% of GDP will be unaffected by climate change, because it happens indoors; …

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