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Episode 6: MMT & Developing Nations with Fadhel Kaboub

6/19/2018
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Fadhel Kaboub is an Associate Professor of economics at Denison University and President of the Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity. In this episode, Adam and Fadhel discuss Fadhel's work at the Binzagr Institute and how adopting MMT-informed policies can help both developing nations and the United States. The Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity is an independent public policy think-tank dedicated to the promotion of interdisciplinary research in the service of an improved...

Duration:00:54:56

Episode 5: State of the American Economy & Trump's Trade Policy with Warren Mosler

6/1/2018
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Warren Mosler is one of the founding thinkers/economists behind Modern Monetary Theory. In this episode, Adam and Warren discuss Warren's background, the state of the American economy, the economic effects of Medicare for All, and Trump's tax & trade policies. Warren's two books (Soft Currency Economics and The Seven Deadly Innocent Frauds of Economic Policy) are must-reads for anyone looking to learn MMT. He also posts regularly on his website (moslereconomics.com) and Twitter...

Duration:00:42:43

Episode 4: "Money Famine" with Steve Larchuk

5/23/2018
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Steve Larchuk is a veteran trial lawyer and historian from just outside of Pittsburgh, PA. Steve first learned about MMT a few years ago when he happened to meet Warren Mosler. He became so interested in MMT that he actually decided to run for congress on an MMT-informed platform. Steve believes most of the US is suffering through a "money famine." Adam and Steve discuss why Steve thinks understanding MMT is so important for the country's future.

Duration:00:49:22

Episode 3: MMT Overview & Trump Tax Plan with L. Randall Wray

5/16/2018
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L. Randall Wray is a a professor of Economics at Bard College. Randy is one of the pioneering academics in the world of Modern Monetary Theory. Randy and Adam discuss MMT, the state of the American economy trough the MMT lens, job guarantee proposals, and cryptocurrency.

Duration:00:44:06

Episode 2: More MMT Basics with Sean Talia

5/5/2018
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Adam Rice and Sean Talia discuss more MMT basics and how MMT relates to public policy, including 2017's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Duration:00:32:25

Episode 1: MMT for Beginners, Q&A with Steve Friedman

5/5/2018
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In the first episode of Pocket Change, Steve Friedman and Adam Rice discuss the basics of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT).

Duration:00:16:31