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The MMT Podcast with Patricia Pino & Christian Reilly

May 10, 2023

Patricia & Christian talk to Daniel Kostzer, chief economist at the International Trade Union Confederation and contributor to “Modern Monetary Theory: Key Insights, Leading thinkers” about his chapter, which revisits Argentina’s 2002 Jefes de Hogar employment guarantee programme, and details considerations to be weighed in the implementation of any future Job Guarantee programme.


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Episodes on monetary operations:

Episode 20 - Warren Mosler: The MMT Money Story (part 1):

Episode 126 - Dirk Ehnts: How Banks Create Money:

Episode 13 - Steven Hail: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Banking, But Were Afraid To Ask:

Episode 43 - Sam Levey: Understanding Endogenous Money:


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Episode 7: Steven Hail: Inflation, Price Shocks and Other Misunderstandings:

Episode 65 - Phil Armstrong: Understanding Inflation:

Episode 104 - John T Harvey: Inflation, Stagflation & Healing The Nation:

Episode 123 - Warren Mosler: Understanding The Price Level And Inflation:

Episode 128 - L. Randall Wray & Yeva Nersisyan: What’s Causing Accelerating Inflation? Pandemic Or Policy Response?:


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More on government bonds (and “vigilantes”):

Episode 30 - Steven Hail: Understanding Government Bonds (Part 1):

Episode 31 - Steven Hail: Understanding Government Bonds (Part 2):

Episode 143 - Paul Sheard: What Is Quantitative Easing?:

Episode 147 - Dirk Ehnts: Do Markets Control Our Politics?:

Episode 144 - Warren Mosler: The Natural Rate Of Interest Is Zero:

Episode 145 - John T Harvey: What Determines Currency Prices?:


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