Join author, academic and economist Stephanie Kelton, in conversation with multi-award-winning journalist Natasha Mitchell, for a discussion of her best selling book The Deficit Myth: How to Build a Better Economy, which explains modern monetary theory (MMT) and the critical role of deficit spending.

Stephanie Kelton is a professor of economics and public policy at Stony Brook University. She is a leading expert on Modern Monetary Theory and served as chief economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee (Democratic staff) in 2015 and as a senior economic adviser to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 and 2020 presidential campaigns.

This event will be recorded by ABC Radio National Big Idea’s


Sat 9 Mar 2024


State Library Victoria Theatrette
328 Swanston Street (access from La Trobe Street)
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Wurundjeri Country

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Full Price $15
Concession Price $10