Jun 9, 2023
Patricia & Christian talk to economist and author of “The Case For A Job Guarantee” Professor Pavlina Tcherneva about her chapter in the recently-published “MMT: Key Insights, Leading Thinkers”.
Three Lessons From Government Spending And The Post-Pandemic Recovery: (1) The funding is always there. (2) Unemployment is a policy choice. (3) Large government spending is not the inevitable source of inflation.
Also under discussion: the US debt ceiling drama, Universal Basic Income and more.
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