Ten things Stephanie Kelton wants you to know about the economy

In times of government spending on an unimaginable scale, a discussion of the ideas of "Modern Monetary Theory" is more topical than ever. One of its probably most famous advocates is the US-American professor Stephanie Kelton. 
3 September, 2020 by
Wirtschafts-Guru Stephanie Kelton: Zehn Dinge, die Sie wissen sollten
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Research has been conducted on the ideas of "Modern Monetary Theory" for 20 years. For a long time only celebrated by left-wingers, the provocative theses have now reached the centre of society. US professor Stephanie Kelton says:


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