May 8, 2023
Nathan Tankus is a popular writer for a newsletter titled, *Notes on the Crises* and is the research director of the Modern Money Network. Nathan is also a returning guest to Macro Musings, and he rejoins the podcast to talk about modern monetary theory and the debt ceiling. Specifically, David and Nathan discuss the future of MMT, the case for minting the trillion dollar coin, the prospects of issuing Federal Reserve securities, the history of the Fed’s operating procedures, and a lot more.
Transcript for this week’s episode
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*Federal Reserve Issued Securities: Not Such A Crazy Idea After All* by Nathan Tankus
*An MMT Response on What Causes Inflation* by Nathan Tankus, Rohan Grey, and Scott Fulwiler
*Issues Raised by the Credit Crunch and Global Recession* by Janet Yellen