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June 28, 2013 • Biography

Stephanie Kelton, Ph.D. is Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee.  She is on leave from her position as Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She was the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the top-ranked blog New Economic Perspectives and a member of the TopWonks network of the nation’s best… Read More ›

Upcoming Engagements »

American University, April 28, 2015


Stephanie will give the Frank Tamagna lecture at the annual conference to honor students in the AU economics department.  Her talk is entitled “An ‘Angry Birds’ Approach to the Washington Budget Battle.”  The talk is at 12:00 p.m.

Media Appearances »

Virtually Speaking

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Stephanie appeared on Virtually Speaking on Blogtalk Radio with Jay Ackroyd on February 7. The conversation begins with the platinum coin and the nature of fiat currency.

Blog »

The Two-Headed Central Bankista Coin

By Stephanie Kelton Like all good Central Bankistas, Charles Evans (Chicago Fed) and Dennis Lockhart (Atlanta Fed) insist that if the Fed isn’t achieving its stated (employment and inflation) objectives, then it just isn’t doing monetary policy the right way. The flip side of the Central Bankista position is that whenever the macro data are… Read More ›

Podcasts »

Randy Wray on Krugman and the Frustration of the Heterodox

This podcast with Randy Wray was recorded on April 28, 2014. It features a broad-ranging discussion of conventional economics and the heterodox alternatives to IS/LM, Ricardian equivalence, etc. Check out this episode!


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