Steven Hail

Dr Steven Hail


School of Economics and Public Policy

Faculty of the Professions

Steven is a modern monetary theory (MMT) economist, advocates for a voluntary and equitable job guarantee (JG), and is always happy to chat about MMT, Post-Keynesian economics, and ecological issues. 

He has recently published Economics for Sustainable Prosperity.

He is currently a research scholar at the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity.


  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2016 Lecturer in Economics University of Adelaide
    2008 - 2010 College Director Kaplan Business School
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2018 Teaching Award Student-led Teaching Award University of Adelaide Australia
    2016 Award Vice Chancellor's Medal Flinders University Australia
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    Flinders University Australia PhD
    London School of Economics and Political Science UK BSc Econ and MSc Econ
  • Books

    Year Citation
    2018 Hail, S. (2018). Economics for Sustainable Prosperity. Online: Springer.

Steven is the Course Co-ordinator for International Financial Institutions ECON 1009, Financial Economics ECON 2508, International Finance ECON 3510/7044 and Economic Policy Analysis ECON 3525, having taught a variety of topics at the School of Economics since 2002. He has also lectured during this period at both Flinders University and the University of South Australia, and before then in the UK.

  • Community Engagement

    Date Title Engagement Type Institution Country
    2016 - ongoing Writing and media appearances Public Community Engagement University of Adelaide
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Phone: 83135671
  • Email:
  • Fax: 8223 1460
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10 Tower, floor 3
  • Room: 3 34
  • Org Unit: Economics

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