A conversation between Warren Mosler and Con Michalakis

Understanding Modern Money

Zoom webinar:
Sunday 2 August 2020 – 10.00am AEST

Modern Money Australia is delighted to announce we are hosting a public conversation between founding MMT intellect Warren Mosler and Con Michalakis who is the CIO at Statewide Super, the biggest industry fund in South Australia, about ‘macroeconomics done right’, through the lens of Modern Monetary Theory.

They will bring to the discussion of macroeconomics their understanding of governmental fiscal and monetary policy and the broader implications of existing policy upon the economies of the world over the last 40 years.

Both Warren and Con have significant experience in the world of finance, Warren having founded a successful hedge fund and Con as the Chief Investment Officer of South Australia’s largest super fund.

If you want to be fully involved including the Q&A at the end, join our Webinar. But you can also join us via YouTube if you just want to watch.

The Speakers

Warren Mosler

Warren is an American economist and theorist, and one of the leading voices in the field of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). An entrepreneur and financial professional, Warren Mosler has spent the past 40 years gaining an insider’s knowledge of monetary operations. He co-founded AVM, a broker/dealer providing advanced financial services to large institutional accounts and the Illinois Income Investors (III) family of investment funds in 1982, which he turned over to his partners at the end of 1997. He began his career after graduating from the University of Connecticut with a B.A. in Economics in 1971 and has been deeply involved in the academic community, giving presentations at conferences around the world and publishing numerous articles in economic journals, newspapers, and periodicals.

Con Michalakis

Con is the Chief Investment Officer, the biggest industry fund in South Australia. Prior to joining Statewide Super, Con was Director of Marketing and Client Services for Manhattan-based boutique investment firm Pzena Investment Management, where he was responsible for marketing the firm’s products and services in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. He was previously the Director, Head of Institutional Business, for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers based in Sydney. Con has also worked in London with Alliance Capital Management and was the first Australian practice leader of investment consulting for Watson Wyatt. Con has a Bachelor of Mathematical Science from the University of Adelaide, a Masters of Science from the University of London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy from Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford

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