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John Whittaker
24 November 2010
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There does not seem to have been much confidence, even at the Fed, that its latest round of quantitative easing would do much good. Rather, the Fed’s motivation comes across as a desire to be...
Nick Silver
15 September 2010
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I suspect that I am less of a disciple of the Austrian School of economics than many readers and many of the other writers on this blog. However, a recent game of cards has changed my mind.
Andre Johnston Phijuntjitr
9 June 2010
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A trillion here, 500 billion there - it seems no amount is too much when the authorities want to fix a perforated economy. Keeping an economy on life support through extensive...
Philipp Bagus and David Howden
30 November 2009
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While quantitative easing has received much press, qualitative easing has been neglected. Qualitative easing consists of policies that deteriorate the average quality of the assets that a...
Philip Booth
1 June 2009
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In every walk of life there are people who are greedy, selfish and sometimes those who downright cheat. Some MPs stretched their expenses to the limit, some people have cheated on social security...