Lance Taylor

Involvement
Macroeconomic stabilization and adjustment in developing and transition economies; reconstruction of macroeconomic theory.

Lance Taylor received a B.S. degree with honors in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology in 1962 and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1968. He has been a professor in the economics departments of Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, among other research institutions. He is currently the Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation at the New School for Social Research. He has published widely in the areas of macroeconomics, development economics, and economic theory. His most recent book is Maynard’s Revenge: The Collapse of Free Market Economics.

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Not So Modern Monetary Theory

Article | Oct 31, 2019

Policy hype but vintage fiscal economics from Godley, Lerner, and Keynes

Synthetic MMT: Old Line Keynesianism with an Expansionary Twist

Paper Working Paper Series | | Oct 2019

Policy hype but vintage fiscal economics from Godley, Lerner, and Keynes

Central Bankers, Inflation, and the Next Recession

Article | Sep 3, 2019

Summers and Stansbury Get It Half Right

Macroeconomic Stimulus à la MMT

Article | Apr 30, 2019

Modern Monetary Theory is problematic. Launching large scale fiscal programs that rely on it would be skating on thin ice.

Featuring this expert

Lance Taylor on Growth, Distribution, and the Future of Capitalism

Video | May 1, 2019

Lance Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research, delivers the annual Heilbroner Memorial Lecture on the Future of Capitalism.

Vox Features INET Climate Research

News Dec 31, 2018

Vox features INET’s package of climate research

The Intercept Features INET Climate Research

News Dec 5, 2018

The Intercept highlights INET research from Enno Schröder and Servaas Storm and Gregor Semieniuk, Lance Taylor, and Armon Rezai

Reawakening

From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Plenary | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.