The 3rd International MMT Conference

September 27-29
Stony Brook University


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Day 1: Friday

    9:30am-10:00am: Welcome

    10:00am-12:00pm: MMT - Who's Listening?

    • Bill Mitchell - Professor of Economics, University of Newcastle
    • Alexandra Scaggs - Journalist, Barrons
    • Brian Romanchuk - Author, Bond Economics
    • Glenn Hadden - Partner, Alphadyne Asset Management
    • (Moderator) Katia Dimitrieva - Journalist, Bloomberg

    12:00pm-1:30pm: Lunch Keynote - MMT and the Struggle for Social Justice

    • Mathew Forstater - Professor of Economics, University of Missouri, Kansas City
    • (Discussant) Lua Kamal Yuille - Professor of Law, University of Kansas

    1:30pm-3:30pm: MMT and the Green New Deal

    • Yeva Nersisyan - Associate Professor of Economics, Franklin & Marshall College
    • Fadhel Kaboub - Associate Professor of Economics, Denison University
    • Nathan Tankus - Research Director, Modern Money Network
    • Maggie Dickinson - Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Guttman Community College, CUNY
    • (Moderator) Dirk Ehnts - Professor of Economics, Bard College, Berlin

    4:00pm-6:00pm: Digital Money and the Future

    • Tamara Nopper - Assistant Professor of Sociology, Rhode Island College
    • Rohan Grey - Doctoral Fellow, Cornell Law School
    • Fran Boait - Executive Director, Positive Money
    • Raul Carrillo - Director, Modern Money Network
    • (Moderator) Lara Merling - Economic Research Officer, International Trade Union Confederation

    6:30pm-8:30pm: Evening Reception

Day 2 (Saturday)

    9:00am-12:00pm: Finance Forum & Workshops

    • Workshop 1A - The Job Guarantee and Full Employment
    • Workshop 2A - Confronting Private Power
    • Workshop 3A - Transforming Finance
    • Workshop 4A - Building an Interdisciplinary Paradigm

    12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch

    1:00pm-3:00pm: Money, Race, and Civil Rights

    • Nina Banks - Associate Professor of Economics, Bucknell University
    • Camille Walsh - Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, University of Washington, Bothell
    • Rev. Dr. Delman Coates - Founder, OurMoneyUS & Senior Pastor, Mt. Ennon Baptist Church
    • Shawn Sebastian - Organizer, Working Families Iowa
    • (Moderator) Malaika Jabali - Public Policy Attorney & Writer

    3:30-5:30pm: MMT and the Public Sphere

    • Stephanie Kelton - Professor of Public Policy & Economics, Stony Brook University
    • Andres Bernal - Lecturer of Urban Studies, Queens College, CUNY
    • Pavlina Tcherneva - Associate Professor of Economics, Bard College
    • Scott Fullwiler - Associate Professor of Economics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    • (Moderator) Andres Bernal - Lecturer of Urban Studies, Queens College, CUNY

    6:00-8:00pm: Dinner Keynote - Money, Imperialism, and Development

    • Ndongo Samba Sylla - Programme & Research Officer, Rosa Luxembourg Foundation Office for West Africa
    • (Discussant) Fadhel Kaboub - President, Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity

Day 3 (Sunday)

    9:00am-12:00pm: Public Forum & Workshops

    • Workshop 1B - Inflation and Price Stability
    • Workshop 2B - Building a Democratic Economy
    • Workshop 3B - Transforming Development
    • Workshop 4B - Crafting a Progressive Research Agenda

    12:00pm-1:30pm: Lunch Roundtable - The Future of MMT Scholarship

    • Bill Mitchell - Professor of Economics, University of Newcastle
    • Scott Ferguson - Associate Professor of Film & Media Studies, University of South Florida
    • Martha McCluskey - Professor of Law, University at Buffalo
    • Zdravka Todorova - Professor of Economics, Wright State University
    • (Moderator) Joelle Leclaire - Associate Professor of Economics and Finance, SUNY Buffalo

    2:00pm-4:00pm: Building the MMT Movement

    • L. Randall Wray - Professor of Economics, Bard College
    • Andres Bernal - Lecturer of Urban Studies, Queens College, CUNY
    • Kate Aronoff - Writing Fellow, Type Media Center
    • Stephanie Kelton - Professor of Public Policy & Economics, Stony Brook University
    • (Moderator) Emma Caterine - Director, Modern Money Network

    4:00pm: End



The conference is held at Stony Brook University, Long Island, at the Charles B. Wang Center and the Center for Leadership and Service. A campus map is available here.


Information on how to get to Stony Brook University can be found here. Parking is available on location.


Attendees who wish to secure conference rates for nearby hotels should indicate their interest on the registration form. Alternatively, there are relatively cheap private house sharing options available nearby.


The conference will be livestreamed from this website, and livetweeted from @mmtconference with the hashtag #MMTConf19.





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