Stephanie Kelton is a professor of economics and public policy at Stony Brook University. She is a leading expert on Modern Monetary Theory and a former Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee (Democratic staff). In addition to her many academic publications, she has been a contributor at Bloomberg Opinion and has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, U.S. News & World Reports, CNN, and many others. Kelton advises policymakers and consults with investment banks and portfolio managers across the globe. She is a regular commentator on national radio and broadcast television. Her recent book is The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy.