Addresses

Muddles in Models: Unsettled Questions in Macroeconomic Policy

Opening Keynote Address
September 15, 2016

Lord Robert Skidelsky, biographer of John Maynard Keynes, addresses participants at a reception and dinner at the 13th International Post-Keynesian Conference at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
The first volume of Skidelsky's biography of John Maynard Keynes, Hopes Betrayed, 1883-1920, was published in 1983. The second volume, The Economist as Saviour, 1920-1937 (1992) won the Wolfson Prize for History. The third volume, Fighting for Britain, 1937-1946 (2000) won the Duff Cooper Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography, the Lionel Gelber Prize for International Relations and the Arthur Ross Council on Foreign Relations Prize for International Relations.

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Effective Demand and Profitability: A Synthesis of Classicaland Keynesian Macrodynamics

Luncheon Keynote Address
September 16, 2016

Anwar Shaikh addresses participants in the 13th International Post-Keynesian Conference on major elements of his new book, CAPITALISM: COMPETITION, CONFLICT, CRISIS. Shaikh teaches at The New School for Social Research. The conference was at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

What's new in MMT?

Keynote Address
September 16, 2016

William Mitchell, Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), Newcastle University with its primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. Australia, addressed participants in the 13th International Post-Keynesian Conference on recent developments in Modern Monetary Theory. He is the author of Modern Monetary Theory and Practice: An Introductory Text, published March 2016.

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Secular Stagnation in the Age of Clinton and Trump

Luncheon Keynote Address
September 17, 2017

James K. Galbraith, Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations and a professorship of Government at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, addresses participants in the 13th International Post-Keynesian Conference at the Univerity of Missouri at Kansas City.

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Welcome to UMKC

Chancellor's Presentation
September 17, 2016

Leo E. Morton, Chancellor of the University of Missouri at Kansas City, welcomes participants in the 13th International Post-Keynesian Conference.

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Select Workshops

Perspectives on Keynesian Economics

September 16, 2016

In this workshop at the 13th International Post-Keynesian Conference at the University of Missouri at Kansas City (UMKC), panelists make presentations and respond to comments and questions. Hartmut Elsenhans, University of Leipzig (Germany), discusses: Overcoming Political Isolation: The Relevance of Keynesian Fundamentals for Moral Economy Approaches in the Increasingly Multipolar International System; Fahd Rehman, Lahore University of Management Sciences (Pakistan), discusses: Contributions of Tarshis: An Ontological Perspective; and Robert Ashford, Syracuse University (USA), discusses: Post-Keynesian Economics: The Fundamental Principles.

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Exchange Rates, Growth, and Inequality

September 16, 2016

In this workshop at the 13th International Post-Keynesian Conference at the University of Missouri at Kansas City (UMKC), panelists make presentations and respond to comments and questions. Francisco A. Martinez-Hernandez, State University of New York, New Paltz, presents "Real Exchange Rate, Effective Demand, and Economic Growth: Theory and Empirical Evidence for Developed and Developing Countries, 1960-2010; James Galbraith, The University of Texas at Austin, presents "Exchange Rate and Industrial Wage Inequality in Open Ecomonmies; Michelle Ordóñez, El Centro de Estudios Fiscales (Ecuador), presents "Extenal Constraint and the Limits to Dollarization."

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Financial Fragility and Growth

September 17, 2016

In this workshop at the 13th International Post-Keynesian Conference at the University of Missouri at Kansas City (UMKC), panelists make presentations and respond to comments and questions. Ramaa Vasudevan, Colorado State University, presents "Finance and Distribution: Revisiting Profit-led and Wage-led Growth;' Özgür Orhangazi, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey, and Gökçer Özgür, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, presents "Capital Flows, Finance-Led Growth and Financial Fragility in the Age of Liquidity and Quantitative Easing: The Case of Turkey in the 2000s; and Jorge Uxó, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, and Ignacio Álverez, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain, present "Wage-led and Profit-led Economies: The Case of Spain within the Eurozone."

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