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Quantitative Easing: Money, Banking and the Federal Reserve

The US Federal Reserve announced a new round of bond-buying last week to “support the economy.” More than half-a-trillion dollars of new money injected straight into the heart of the banking system.

Since this decision will have enormous impact on the whole world economy for some time to come–this is just too big for any economic group to ignore–we look this week at the history of the US Federal Reserve, of Ben Bernanke, and the issues, implications and problems associated with this latest decision, including comments from the man who will now chair the US House Monetary Policy Committee–with oversight over the bank known to most economists as The Fed.

Date: Tuesday 9

November
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Engineering 3402

Look forward to seeing you there for another good discussion about economics ideas.

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