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Monetary Theory and Policy
The policy implications of the two are likewise typically opposed. I recommend this book most strongly. These tenets challenge the mainstream economics view that government spending is funded by taxes and debt issuance. Two works of the s that are not really Keynesian but merit mention are John G.
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This will typically lead to a system-wide surplus of reserves, we encourage you to do it here, to zero if a support rate is not in place! Congress may refuse to cooperate with the governmental body that controls the money supply e. If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc. Carl Walsh's book is the single most important reference for anybody interested in monetary economics. Lars Christensen recently sent an e-mail policg for suggestions of five books that recipients would recommend to students of monetary economics.
Modern Monetary Theory or Modern Money Theory MMT is a heterodox macroeconomic theory that describes currency as a public monopoly for the government and unemployment as evidence that a currency monopolist is overly restricting the supply of the financial assets needed to pay taxes and satisfy savings desires. Its macroeconomic policy prescriptions have been described as being a version of Abba Lerner 's theory of functional finance. MMT advocates argue that the government should use fiscal policy to achieve full employment , creating new money to fund government purchases. According to advocates, the primary risk once the economy reaches full employment is inflation, which can be addressed by raising taxes and issuing bonds to remove excess money from the system. These tenets challenge the mainstream economics view that government spending is funded by taxes and debt issuance.
About the Author Carl E. Free delivery worldwide. MMT is based on an account of the "operational realities" of interactions pollcy the government and its central bank, with proponents like Scott Fullwiler arguing that understanding reserve accounting is critical to understanding monetary policy options. I recommend this book most strongly.
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