Posted by: Dirk | July 4, 2016

Modern Monetary Theory and European Macroeconomics – book and summer school!

I’m very excited to be working on the index of my book with the above title, which is the last thing I have to prepare before the book goes into production. For those who can’t wait – there are a few out there, I know –  there is the course at the summer school of Maastricht University from July 18-22. Below you find the table of contents of my book. The summer school course will cover all chapters.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part I – Theoretical Foundations

Chapter 1. Substance and purposes of economic activity

Part II – Money and Credit

Chapter 2. Debts and balance sheets

Chapter 3. The creation of bank deposits (deposits)

Chapter 4. The creation of central bank deposits

Chapter 5. The instruments of a central bank (monetary policy)

Chapter 6. The creation of sovereign securities (fiscal policy)

Chapter 7. The sustainability of the financial system

Chapter 8. Inflation and deflation

Part III – Analysis

Chapter 9. A macroeconomic model

Chapter 10. Europe before the euro

Chapter 11. The situation with the euro

Part IV – Reform

Chapter 12. How do we restore demand?

Chapter 13. The future – with or without the euro?


Further readings


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