Professor Bill Mitchell is one of the key developers of Modern Monetary Theory. [i3] Insights visited Professor Mitchell in Newcastle to discuss how the theory came to be and what it says about government debt, inflation and the Green New Deal.
The relationship between debt and inflation is often misunderstood and this can affect how you read economic trends, Macquarie’s Dean Stewart says.
The Chinese government’s willingness to let private companies default on their debt is a sign of a maturing domestic market and helps price debt issuances more accurately, according to Fidelity International.
From a macroeconomic point of view, real estate debt looks better than real estate equity, PGIM CEO of Real Estate, Eric Adler, says.
If one of the outcomes of the Royal Commission is for Australian banks to be required to strengthen their lending standards, it could cause housing credit growth to slow significantly, perhaps resulting in a credit crunch, Whitehelm Capital says
Critics have argued that classical economic measures fail to capture the growth and productivity of today’s technology-driven world, but what does the US Bureau of Labour Statistics think about this?
Technological advancement and global demographics may have changed the foundations of our global economy permanently, Principal Global Investors CEO says.
A Goldman Sachs survey of insurance investment professionals shows insurers are taking on more risk as confidence in growth assets increases.
Despite low yields globally, fixed income is the asset class with the highest institutional inflows in the Asia Pacific region, according to Spence Johnson.