Program


Friday, February 1st


08:00-08:45 Registration


08:45-09:00 Welcome remarks by Dirk Ehnts (Pufendorf-Gesellschaft e. V.)


09:00-09:45 "Money creation by banks", Steve Keen (author of "Debunking Economics", Patreon)


09:45-10:30 "Central bank deposits: an overview", Andrea Terzi (Franklin University Switzerland)


10:30-12:00 Roundtable 1: "Why money matters"

with Peter Bofinger (University of Würzburg), Elizabeth Springler (FH des BFI Wien), Andrea Terzi (Franklin University Switzerland) and Sascha Bützer (LMU)


12:00-13:30 Lunch break


13:30-15:00 Roundtable 2: "Central banks and modern money"

with Isabel Feichtner (University of Würzburg), Albrecht Sommer (Bundesbank Berlin), Helene Schuberth (Österreichische Nationalbank)


15:00-15:30 Coffee break


15:30-17:00 Presentation Sessions 1 / 2 / 3

                  Session 1: Banking and modern money / Session 2: The Job Guarantee / Session 3: Modern money & the Euro


17:00-17:30 Coffee break


17:30-19:00 Presentation Sessions 4 / 5 / 6

 Session 4: Full employment & price stability -- ROOM 309

Session 5: Banken & modernes Geld  -- ROOM 310

Session 6: Money, society & power -- ROOM 307


19:00 - 21:00: GET TOGETHER & DRINKS

@ CAFE BILDERBUCH Akazienstraße 28, 10823 Berlin


21:00-22:30 Movie: PIIGS (at Rathaus Schöneberg)

tickets are available at the conference main desk, 5€ per ticket - Rathaus Schöneberg is a 10-minute walk away from the conference venue and the place where JFK said "Ich bin ein Berliner!"


Saturday, February 2nd


08:30-10:00 Presentation Sessions 7 / 8

                    Session 7: The Job Guarantee in the UK / Session 8: Monetary and Fiscal Policy


10:00-10:30 Coffee break


10:30 Roundtable 3: "Green New Deal"

with Annika Klose (Jusos), Aaron Sahr (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung), Dirk Bezemer (University of Groningen), Dario Corallo (Partito Democratico), Javier Parra (Izquierda Unida)


12:00-13:30 Lunch break


13:30-15:00 Roundtable 4: "Job Guarantee" (co-organized by ETUI* - European Trade Union Institute)

Oliver Picek (A), Fabio de Masi (Linkspartei), Giacomo Bracci (IT), Rohan Grey (USA), Eduardo Garzon (ES)


15:00-15:30 Coffee break


15:30 - 17:00 Roundtable 5: Political Activism

ReteMMT (IT), RedMMT(ES), Pufendorf-Gesellschaft (DE), GIMMS (UK), FEF Academy (IT), Modern Money Network (USA), Arbeit für Alle (AT), Heterodox (PL), Weltgewandt (DE), MŁODA POLSKA (PL)


17:00- 17:30 Coffee break


17:30-19:00 Presentation Sessions 9 / 10 / 11

                   Session 9 : Emerging perspectives of modern money / Session 10: Trade Growth and Balance Sheets / Session 11: The Philosophy of modern money


19:00-19:15 Closing remarks by Dirk Ehnts (Pufendorf-Gesellschaft e. V.)


END OF CONFERENCE


* the ETUI is financially supported by the European Union


Presentation sessions:

Please note that the first presenter is automatically chair of the session. She or he will have to manage time and help organize Q&A. In sessions with four presenters and 90 minutes you have roughly 20 minutes per presenter, and roughly 15 if there are five presenters. Please leave 5 minutes for Q&A, which leaves you with 10 minutes (5 presenters) or 15 minutes (4 presenters) to present respectively.


Presentation Session 1: Banking and modern money

Jens Reich (Deutsche Bundesbank) DE: Money Creation and Financial Stability

Daniele Della Bona (FEF) IT: MMT & investing the financial markets

Rohan Grey (Modern Money Network) USA: The future of digital legal tender in Europe


Presentation Session 2: The Job Guarantee

Miguel José Arjona Sánchez (University of Granada) ES: The dilemma of the job guarantee in Europe. Between the right to work and the euro discipline. A constitutional debate

Hubert Hieke (Duale Hochschule Baden Württemberg) DE: Was ist JP aus deutscher Perspektive? Kann JP einen innovativen Beitrag zur Lösung der Arbeitslosigkeit in Deutschland leisten?

Oliver Picek (ETUI Brussels) BE: A job guarantee for the long-term unemployed in Austria

Domenico Viola (Levy Bard) USA/IT: Job guarantee vs minimum income policies in Italy

Jan Jonáš (Masaryk University) CZ: The European Employer of Last Resort


Presentation Session 3: Modern money: the Euro

Susanne Wixforth (DGB Berlin) DE: A New Economic Governance for the Eurozone

Andrei Radulescu (Banca Transilvania) RO: The Euro after 20 years - mid-term challenges for the Eurozone

Miguel Carrion Alvarez (Funcas Europe, Madrid) ES: Eurozone labour market convergence or lack thereof

Sascha Bützer (LMU München) DE: The Practical Implementation of Outright Transfers ("Helicopter Money") as a Monetary Policy Tool

Chiara Zoccarato (Patria e Costituzione) IT: The importance of an MMT perspective for policy makers


Presentation Session 4: Full employment and price stability

Daniele Basciu (Rete MMT) IT: Full Employment and Price Stability: the State's impossible rationality?

Giacomo Bracci (University of Trento) IT: Taxation and the non-neutrality of money

Esteban Cruz Hidalgo and Stuart Medina Miltimore (University of Extremadura and Red MMT) ES: Some aspects of inflation from the perspective of Modern Monetary Theory

Eduardo Garzón Espinosa (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) ES: Metallism and Chartalism: a proposal for reconciliation


Presentation Session 5: Banken und modernes Geld

Rainer Land (Thünen-Institut für Regionalentwicklung e.V.) DE: Ökokapital - Geldkreislauf und Kreditlenkung regulieren die Reproduktion von Naturressourcen

Enrico Schicketanz (Universität Erfurt) DE: Wie Banken ihr Eigenkapital durch Geldschöpfung erhöhen und warum das ein großes Problem für die Finanzmarktregulierung ist

Oliver Kuhn (Europa-Universität Viadrina) DE: Stabilisierung ohne Blasen? Wirtschaftssoziologische Fragen an MMT

Felix Schäfer (TU Chemnitz) DE: Der Einfluss regulatorischer Eigenkapitalanforderungen auf die Kreditschöpfung von Banken


Presentation Session 6: Money, society and power

Vienne Chan (Duisburg) DE: Developing Community Capital

Carlos Garcia Hernandez (Lola Books) DE: Fiduciary Socialism

Josef Mensik (Masaryk University) CZ: The Social Accounting Approach to Money: Why Money and Money and Crises

Jesper Jespersen (University of Roskilde) DK: Money is power


Presentation Session 7: The Job Guarantee in the UK

Patricia Pino (MMT Podcast) UK: The JG and the Labour Party

Phil Armstrong, Sara Holland, Claire Jackson-Prior, Prue Plumridge (GIMMS, Yorkshire MMT) UK: How Public Money Could Transform Lives and Stabilise Communities across the U.K.

David Merrill (Oxfordshire MMT) UK: The JG and Left Think Tanks

Geoff Crocker (Bristol) UK: Basic Income and Sovereign Money - A System Corrective to Economic Crisis and Austerity Policy'?

Presentation Session 8: Monetary and fiscal policy

Pedro Pratas (Kingston University) UK: A SFC model of the Portuguese economy in continuous time

Geert Reuten (University of Amsterdam) NL: The redundancy of saving for the investment of capitalist enterprises; a monetary circuit account

Asker Voldsgaard (Rethinking Economics Denmark) DK: Money and the fiscal space: An institutional analysis of Denmark

Gracjan Bachurewicz (University of Warsaw) PL: The Post-Keynesian Endogenous Money Supply: Evidence from Poland

Daniele Busi (Rete MMT) IT: Role and limits of banking system


Presentation Session 9: Emerging perspectives in modern money

Luiz Alberto Marques Vieira Filho (Tesouro Nacional) BR: Public financing in Brazil: a neo-chartalist approach to the "fiscal crisis"

Florian Lampe (Universität Hamburg) DE: The Franc CFA exchange rate regime

Jakub Anusik (University of Lodz) PL: Democracy & Growth in Latin America from a MMT perspective

Andriy Popovych (Kyiv School of Economics) UA: Modern monetary theory and the problem of the sovereignty in transition economies

Jasper Sky (Berlin) DE: Does the world need an individual wealth cap?

Presentation Session 10: Trade, Growth and Balance Sheets

Sascha Keil (TU Chemnitz) DE: Interpreting international cost competitiveness in a dynamic context

Dirk Bezemer (University of Groningen) NL: Balance sheet reasoning

Hector Pollitt (Cambridge Econometrics) UK: Macroeconomic modelling for policy analysis in the context of MMT: Insights from the E3ME model

Presentation Session 11: The Philosophy of modern money

Hannes Torbohm (University of Newcastle) UK: Considering the Human Element: Simmel and MMT

Phil Armstrong (York College, University of Southampton) UK: MMT and a Heterodox Alternative Paradigm

David Merrill (University of Hertfordshire) UK: The Ethical Justification of MMT Via Hegel and Marx