Professor Bill Mitchell holds the Chair in Economics and is the Director of the Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), an official research centre at the University of Newcastle. He also holds the position of Docent Professor in Global Political Economy Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland. He is one of the original developers of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT).
He is the co-author of Macroeconomics (Macmillan, March 2019), which is a popular and influential University-level textbook based on the principles of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). He also co-authored the popular 2017 book Reclaiming the State: A Progressive Vision of Sovereignty for a Post-Neoliberal World (Pluto Press). Other books include Eurozone Dystopia: Groupthink and Denial on a Grand Scale (Elgar, 2015) and Full Employment Abandoned: Shifting Sands and Policy Failures (Elgar, 2008).
His blog Billyblog is on of the most widely read and influential economics blogs in the world.