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Seminar | June 2022
2022 Summer SeminarLevy Economics Institute of Bard College
June 11–18, 2022
The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College held its summer seminar, June 11–18, 2022. Through lectures, hands-on workshops, and breakout groups, the seminar provided an opportunity to engage with the theory and policy of Modern Money Theory (MMT) and the work of Institute Distinguished Scholars Hyman Minsky and Wynne Godley.
Topics included the history and theory of money, central bank and treasury operations, inequality and austerity, the job guarantee, MMT and developing economies, current debates over inflation, the Green New Deal, the stock-flow consistent approach to macroeconomic analysis and modeling, financial innovation and the financialization of the economy, cryptocurrency and central bank digital currencies, and more.
Faculty included: Rania Antonopoulos, Eric Breon, Leonardo Burlamaqui, Raul Carrillo, William Darity, Simone Deos, Christine Desan, Dirk Ehnts, Steven Fazzari, Mathew Forstater, James K. Galbraith, Rohan Grey, Farley Grubb, Darrick Hamilton, John Harvey, John Haskell, Geoffrey Ingham, Fadhel Kaboub, Stephanie Kelton, Matthew Klein, Yan Liang, Bill Mitchell, Richard Murphy, Yeva Nersisyan, Michalis Nikiforos, Dimitri Papadimitriou, Paul Sheard, Ndongo Samba Sylla, Pavlina Tcherneva, Eric Tymoigne, L. Randall Wray, and Gennaro Zezza.
Students who attended the 2022 seminar can access the conference information and presentations here.
Videos of select conference sessions are available on the Institute's YouTube channel.