Reviving Growth Keynesianism

Expecting Skanda Amarnath

March 22, 2022 Robert Manduca and Nic Johnson
Reviving Growth Keynesianism
Expecting Skanda Amarnath
Show Notes

For this episode, we talk with Skanda Amarnath, executive director of Employ America. We discuss some of the myths about inflation in the 1970s, the forgotten inflation of early 1950s, how monetary policy really works, and Paul Volcker's stolen valor.

Follow Skanda on twitter @IrvingSwisher and Employ America @employamerica

Read more about Skanda and EA's work here:

For more on what we talk about in the show specifically, see:


Jeremy Rudd (2021) - "Why Do We Think That Inflation Expectations Matter for Inflation? (And Should We?)," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2021-062. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).

Cambridge Capital Controvercy -

Jay Powell - "Monetary Policy in a Changing Economy" -

Isabella Weber - "Could strategic price controls help fight inflation?" -

Great Grain Robbery -

Medicare and inflation:

Employ America -

San Francisco Fed -

Chicago Fed -