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THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF MODERN MONETARY THEORY
Economics for a New Progressive Era

September 21-24, 2017
Kansas City


 


Friday, September 22

UMKC Student Union except where noted

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM CONCURRENT PANELS (Panels 1, 2, 3)

Panel 1: Student Union - Room 302
Title:
The Job Guarantee Design and Human Rights

Panel 2: Student Union - Room 402
Title:
Stock Flow Consistent Models, Finance, and Growth

Panel 3: Student Union Room 419
Title:
Applying MMT

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CONCURRENT PANELS (Panels 4, 5, 6)

Panel 4: Student Union Room 302
Title:
Modern Money, Courts, and Civil Rights--Against Legal Predation

Panel 5: Student Union Room 402
Panel Title:
MMT and Real-World Financial Market Practitioners

Panel 6: Student Union Room 419
Title:
Pedagogy and Heterodox Economics

12:10 PM - 1:45 PM LUNCH ( Pierson Auditorium in the Atterbury Student Success Center )
Featured Speaker:
James K. Galbraith (University of Texas)

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CONCURRENT PANELS (Panels 7, 8, 9)

Panel 7: Student Union Room 302
Title:
Towards a 21st Century Brain Trust--The Role of Lawyers in MMT

Panel 8: Student Union Room 402
Title:
Modern Money and the Humanities

Panel 9: Student Union Room 419
Title:
MMT in a Global Context

3:50 PM - 5:20 PM CONCURRENT PANELS (Panels 10, 11, 12)

Panel 10: Student Union Room 302
Title:
Modern Money, Interest Rates, and Credit

Panel 11: Student Union Room 402
Title:
MMT University and the New MMT Macroeconomics Textbook

Panel 12: Student Union Room 419
Title:
Practical Applications of Geographic Information Systems to Regional Disparities: An MMT Approach

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM RECEPTION AND DINNER
( Pierson Auditorium in the Atterbury Student Success Center )
Featured Speaker:
Jan Kregel (Bard College and Levy Economics Institute)


Saturday, September 23

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM CONFERENCE THEME PANEL (1st Floor Student Union Theatre)
"Economics for a New Progressive Era"

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CONCURRENT PANELS (Panels 13, 14, 15)

Panel 13: Student Union - Room 302
Title:
Modern Money, Payment Systems, and Digital Rights

Panel 14: Student Union - Room 402
Title:
MMT and Ecological Sustainability

Panel 15: Student Union Room 419
Title:
Framing MMT Workshop

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CONCURRENT PANELS (Panels 16, 17, 18)

Panel 16: Student Union Room 302
Title:
U.S. Policy History and the Role of the State

Panel 17: Student Union Room 402
Title:
MMT and the Job Guarantee in Developing Countries

Panel 18: Student Union Room 419
Title:
The New Democracy Party--An Australian Alternative: Our Journey and Strategy

3:50 PM - 5:20 PM CONCURRENT PANELS (Panels 19, 20, 21)

Panel 19: Student Union Room 302
Title:
Money, Taxes, and Sustainability

Panel 20: Student Union Room 402
Title:
Levy Economics Institute Report: A Job Guarantee Proposal for the United States

Panel 21: Student Union Room 419
Title:
Modern Money, Financial Regulation, and the Corporation--Taxation, Corporate Power, and Antitrust

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lord Robert Skidelsky, Interview with Zach Carter (Huffington Post)
UMKC Student Union Theater

Sunday, September 24

UMKC Student Union

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM CONCURRENT PANELS (Panels 22, 23, 24)

Panel 22: Student Union - Room 302
Title:
The Job Guarantee--Redefining Work, Human Rights, and the Eurozone

Panel 23: Student Union - Room 402
Title:
MMT in the Streets--Grassroots Organizing and Mass Mobilization

Panel 24: Student Union - Room 419
Title:
MMT, Finance, and Interest Rate Policy

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CONCURRENT PANELS (Panels 25, 26, 27)
Panel 25: Student Union - Room 302
Title:
Modern Money, Property Rights, and the Commons

Panel 26: Student Union - Room 402
Title:
An Unemployment Measure that Doesn't Blame the Unemployed

Panel 27: Student Union Room 419
Title:
MMT Foundations

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM LUNCH (4th Floor)
Featured Speaker:
Warren Mosler (Mosler Economics)