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Biography

June 28, 2013 • Biography

Stephanie Kelton, Ph.D. is an Economic Advisor to the Bernie 2016 presidential campaign. She served as Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee (minority staff) and is Professor 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… Read More ›

Upcoming Engagements »

ASSA in Chicago, Jan 6-8, 2017

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Stephanie will join a roundtable panel at the annual meetings of the Allied Social Science Association in Chicago, IL.  The panel is titled: Vested Interests vs. Rational Public Policy: Economists as Public Intellectuals.  The other panelists are:  Joseph Stigitz, James K. Galbraith, Larry Mishel and Dean Baker. This is a professional meeting of economists.  Registration… Read More ›

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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