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William Mitchell

Professor of Economics, University of Newcastle

Bill Mitchell is Professor of Economics at the University of Newcastle. He is the inaugural director of the Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE). He has published extensively on wage and price inflation, unemployment, modern monetary macroeconomic theory and policy, and regional science.

He is one of the main developers of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) an emerging school of thought in macroeconomics.

Research Interests:

Markov-switching models of job creation and job destruction, Buffer Stock Employment models, the Job Guarantee, Costs of Unemployment, Phillips curve studies, Capital adequacy in banking, public policy, Large-scale macroeconometric modelling, Regional models of unemployment and Spatial Econometrics.


  • –present
    Professor of Economics, Charles Darwin University