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Dear Randall, Glen and Daniel,

Thank you very much for taking the time to suggest readings. Having just
started looking at all the readings suggested, I find this has already been
an enlightening experience!

Cheers,
Karthik


On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 5:09 PM, Daniel Underwood <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

>  Also see Neale, *Monies and Societies*.  It's an interesting read of
> much general application.
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> *From:* AFEEMAIL Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On
> Behalf Of *Wray, Randall
> *Sent:* Sunday, April 06, 2014 6:24 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: Institutionalist perspective on Money
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> Karthik: you might look at Modern Money Theory, which integrates a large
> number of heterodox approaches to money, including institutionalist
> perspectives. It also details the current operational procedures adopted in
> a number of countries that coordinate activities of central banks and
> treasuries. See work by Stephanie Bell/Kelton and Scott Fullwiler. It
> begins with the institutionalist view of money as an institution--not a
> "thing"; the best work on that is by Geoff Ingham. MMT is, I think, the
> only approach to currency that is fully consistent with the views of the
> institutionalst Fagg Foster, who claimed that whatever is technically
> feasible is financially affordable. It also stresses stock-flow consistency
> (Godley) as well as the potential for instability in the financial sector.
> And it has incorporated the history of money--such as we know it--into the
> analysis.
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> *From:* AFEEMAIL Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]<[log in to unmask]>]
> *On Behalf Of *Karthik Raghavan R
> *Sent:* Thursday, February 27, 2014 5:29 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [AFEEMAIL] Institutionalist perspective on Money
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> Hi,
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> I am a researcher at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands,
> working on money, currency and their role in 'market design'. After looking
> at various 'schools' within Economics, it seems to me that Institutionalism
> and Evolutionary Economics are critical areas to examine for my research.
> My interest in economics started with a reading of Veblen, but when I try
> to get into institutional research today, I find the arena extremely
> confusing! I am currently reading Malcolm Rutherford's "Institutions in
> Economics: The Old and the New Institutionalism" to get my bearings
> straight before I explore further.
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> In the meantime, I was wondering if any of you might be kind enough to
> recommend readings that cover the Institutionalist perspective on
> money/currency (all flavours of institutionalism welcome)
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> Also, suggestions on 'core readings' or 'seminal works' on institutions
> and evolutionary economics would also be greatly appreciated.
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> Thanks,
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> Karthik
>