• MMT challenging the economic establishment
Webinar:

MMT challenging the economic establishment

07 September 2021

A widely debated economic theory has been gaining increased popularity that could fundamentally change the way our governments manage economic policy.

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) challenges many of the traditional principles of economics, on which current government policy is based.

We invite you to join us for a three-part MMT webinar series exploring all sides of the MMT debate, allowing you to challenge your current views, whatever side of the debate you may be on.

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1

Tuesday, 5 October 2021

12:00pm - 1:00pm (AEST)

Exploring the basic principles and myths surrounding MMT

In part-one, join Professor Bill Mitchell, leading advocate for MMT, as he explores the basics of MMT and the myths surrounding it.

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2

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

8:00am - 9:00am (AEST)

Why MMT would lead to hyperinflation

In part-two, join Dr. Lacy Hunt, Executive Vice President of Hoisington Investment Management Company, as he explores the short-term risks to the standard of living and the dispersion of wealth and income between the upper and lower income households. He will also look at the longer-term risks that MMT could lead to, including hyperinflation and the triggering of Gresham’s Law.

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3

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

12:00pm - 1:00pm (AEST)

Weighing up the pro's and con's - a balanced view on MMT

In our last webinar, QIC Chief Economist, Matthew Peter, will weigh up both sides of the MMT debate and provide a balanced view on the theory.

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