Modern Monetary Theory and the Post-Keynesians: the nature of their theoretical intersections in the literature.

  • Rafael Pahim UFRGS
  • Henrique Morrone Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Keywords: Post-Keynesian, Modern Monetary Theory, E, Economic Theory, Methodology


The present paper aims to contribute to the post-Keynesian and Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) literature by bringing a Weberian methodological approach to the issue of MMT classification as a strand of post-Keynesian thought. In this sense, initially, the MMT and post-Keynesian theoretical cores are identified and elaborated by a literature review. Then both cores are compared. The working hypothesis is that MMT is a post-Keynesian strand, and research findings contribute to the validation of the hypothesis.


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Author Biographies

Rafael Pahim, UFRGS

Doutorando em Economia (UFRGS). Mestre em Economia do Desenvolvimento. Bacharel em Ciências Econômicas (UFRGS). 

Henrique Morrone, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Professor Adjunto IV do Departamento de Economia e Relações Internacionais e professor permanente do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Economia (PPGE) da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). 


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How to Cite
Pahim, R., & Morrone, H. (2023). Modern Monetary Theory and the Post-Keynesians: the nature of their theoretical intersections in the literature. Brazilian Keynesian Review, 9(2), 240 - 272.