Kahn Academy - Quantitative Easing

“Quantitative easing”

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Description

You know that the Federal Reserve (or central banks in general) controls the money supply and short-term interest rates. But how exactly do they do this. Even more, how is “quantitative easing” different than regular open market operations. This tutorial explains it all in the context of the Federal Reserves attempts to stave off deflation during the 2008-2012 recession.

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