Category Archives: Guest blogger

This category hosts the occasional guest blog.

The public macroeconomic mind map matters

I am currently in Darwin, which is in the Northern Territory of Australia (see map below). I will report on developments here in due course. But knowing that I would not have time to write a blog personally today (meetings … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guest blogger | 10 Comments

Oh for a decent public employment service!

I am away today with a full day of commitments from an early flight to the late evening. So I called up Victor and to see if he would write another blog which I know are of great interest. Today … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guest blogger | 14 Comments

Challenging a paradigm

In my travels today, I have hour-to-hour commitments (sort of like wall-to-wall) and so I have called in our guest blogger, Victor Quirk to provide some further fuel for debate in my absence. I will be back in my office … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guest blogger | 24 Comments

Advocating full employment

Today I am travelling all day and have no time to write anything. So I asked our guest blogger Victor Quirk who has just completed a PhD on the political constraints to full employment to fill the gap. As usual, … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guest blogger | 64 Comments

Job Guarantees and social democracy

Today is my last day in London and I am tied up all day with meetings and activities and then later I am travelling back to Australia. So I invoked the guest blogger facility and asked Victor Quirk to share … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guest blogger | 48 Comments

A light on the hill the Labor Party prefers to leave off

Today’s guest blog, while I am away, is from Victor Quirk who has been tracing some early modern monetary resonances (from the 1930s). He argues that this month (September) marks the 90th anniversary of one of the proudest episodes in … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guest blogger | 9 Comments

Why don’t mainstream economists get modern money if it is right?

Today, I am in Sydney giving a talk at the ACTU Jobs Summit and pretty short of time. I was also motivated by the Temporary Leader of the Opposition who announced on his Twitter site yesterday that his dog, Mellie … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guest blogger | 28 Comments