Warren Mosler

Warren Mosler

Formal First Name
9/18/1949 - present

Warren Mosler is the Founder and Principal of AVM. He is an entrepreneur and financial professional who has spent the past 40 years gaining an insider’s knowledge of monetary operations. A well-known economist and theorist, Mosler is one of the leading voices in the field of Modern Monetary Theory. He has been deeply involved in the academic community, giving presentations at conferences around the globe and publishing numerous articles in economic journals, newspapers, and periodicals. He has authored several academic papers and lectures internationally on fiscal and monetary policy.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Mosler got started in banking in 1973 in a small savings bank.
  • He is attributed with creating Mosler’s law that states, “There is no financial crisis so deep that a sufficiently large fiscal adjustment cannot deal with it.”
  • He was previously appointed Senior Financial Advisor to Senator Ronald Russell, President of the 29th Legislature of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • He pioneered numerous investment strategies that utilized US Government securities, mortgage-backed securities, LIBOR swaps and LIBOR caps, and financial futures markets in market neutral, 0 duration strategies.
  • He originated the "mortgage swap" in 1986 and orchestrated the largest futures delivery to date (over $20 billion notional) in Japan in 1996.
  • He also created a swap futures contract currently operational (in a muted form) by a major exchange.
  • He developed and later sold his own automobile line, Mosler Automotive, responsible for producing the Mosler MT900 and the Consulier GTP.
  • He also designed his own catamaran that is lighter, faster, and more fuel-efficient than other models.
  • He previously founded the III Funds, which currently manages about $3.5 billion.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.