Fran Boait, Executive Director of Positive Money and economics commentator Professor John Weeks discuss whether it's time to rethink the concept of Quantitative Easing on Share Radio Investment Perspectives programme.
Wrapping one’s head around the difference between official versus private money is a lot harder than understanding the distinction between physical and electronic money — but it is also essential for making informed judgments about financial and monetary policy, reads an article in the Financial Times, 1st February 2016.
If you ask a person in the street ‘how is money created?’ they will probably look at you blankly. A couple might hazard a guess and say the Bank of England, writes Fran Boait, Positive Money's director in the Oxford University Politics blog, 19th Jan 2016.
“The main effect of QE is to blow up a stock market bubble, making the rich richer, but doing very little for everyone else”, reads the article by Fran Boait in the Positive News.