Quantitative Easing Explained (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)

Quantitative Easing Icon"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 issue has the answers.

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Audience:   High School, Consumers, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   Economics
Resource Types:   Data, Publications, Newsletter, Lessons
Concepts:   Monetary Policy, Interest, Inflation/Deflation
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