Who came up with this stuff?
Bill is Professor of Economics at the University of Newcastle, Australia and Docent Professor of Global Political Economy at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He is also a Visiting Professor at Kyoto University, Japan.
He is one of the founders of MMT and began MMTed as a way of providing free education to people outside formal educational institutions who sought to improve their understanding of how the monetary system works, the capacities of currency-issuing governments and the consequences of using those capacities.
The Smith Family Adventure is intended to be a bit of fun to cut through the jargon and help the learning process.
If you hate the scripts and layout of the WWW site, blame him.
Mihana is a Japanese manga artist who is passionate about using manga to tell stories about economics that reflect reality. She posts a series of economics manga in Japanese through her - Twitter account (@mihana07).
She works on the graphics and layouts for the cartoons here.
She loves cats and dogs and manga ... but hates mainstream economics.