Category: Public deficits

The Monetary Theory of Happiness

April 29, 2020 0

  A government that puts its monetary system to the service of its citizens and businesses views money as an instrument to improve their prosperity. In the absence of this belief, government action is ineffective or effective for just a minority. This degenerates into “poverty in the midst of plenty” to quote Keynes, who illustrated…

By Michel Santi

Overcoming the German autocracy

May 29, 2016 0

German households and businesses are clearly creditors and in surplus with regards to countries abroad. As for the German government, its objective is to clear its public debt and run a budget surplus. So why would it now trouble itself with the endemic deceleration of the country’s domestic investment, which has been induced directly by…

By Michel Santi