Dalio Says Something Like MMT Is Coming, Whether We Like It Or Not

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Bloomberg  | Thu, May 2, 2019

by Ben Holland

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Central banking as we know it is on the way out, and it’s “inevitable” that something like modern monetary theory will replace it, billionaire investor Ray Dalio said.

The doctrine, known as MMT, says that governments should manage their economies through spending and taxes -- instead of relying on independent central banks to do it via interest rates. It also seeks to allay fears over budget deficits and national debts by arguing that countries like the U.S., which have their own currency, can’t go broke and have more room to spend than is usually supposed -- provided inflation is subdued, as it is now.

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