The blog’s focus is macroeconomics with some creative writing and music thrown in.

Recurring topics include:

  • Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)
  • fiscal policy and monetary policy
  • job guarantee and basic income
  • demand-led capitalist growth
  • socialism and social possibilities
  • Kalecki and MMT
  • Marx and MMT

New readers may find it helpful to start with the Posts to Read First. Every heteconomist post is readily accessible from the pages All Posts By Category and All Posts By Date.

About the Author

My formal education was at the University of Sydney, concentrated in economics and econometrics. I retain a strong interest in both subjects but do not work as an economist.

Thanks for visiting.

Peter Cooper, BEc (Hons) PhD