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Quantitative easing explained


  • Lowell R. Ricketts


\\"Quantitative easing\\" has been in the headlines a lot from 2009 to 2011. First there was QE and then QE2. What exactly is quantitative easing, who does it, and how does it affect the economy? This month's newsletter has the answers.

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  • Lowell R. Ricketts, 2011. "Quantitative easing explained," Liber8 Economic Information Newsletter, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue April.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlli:y:2011:i:april

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