The case for ‘deficit monetisation’ and greater cooperation between central banks and ministries of finance

Richard Wood, 18 August 2012



The Financial Times editorial (12 April 2012, under the heading ‘Waiting for Growth’) pointed to the widespread disappointment with policies of ‘quantitative easing’ (QE). These policies have now been applied in the US, Japan, the UK, and in the Eurozone without substantial evidentiary success on an ongoing basis.

Topics: Monetary policy
Tags: Central Banks, monetisation of budget deficits, quantitative easing

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