J.W. Mason

J.W. Mason is an assistant professor of economics at John Jay College. On May 24th, he presented on “Macroeconomic Lessons from the Past Decade.” In brief, the lessons are: 1: “Demand still drives (un)employment.” 2: “There may be no economically meaningful long run.” 3: “Conventional monetary policy is insufficient to manage aggregate demand.” Read about these three lessons in greater detail on Mason’s blog. For more on these themes, see Mason’s article in Jacobin and paper with Arjun Jayadev.