TITLE

Neither Hyperinflation Nor a Liquidity Trap

AUTHOR(S)
Sumner, Scott
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
Reason;Dec2014, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the discretionary monetary policy of the U.S. Federal Reserve to control inflation. It is said that major changes in central banking have been bought by the financial crisis that uncontrolled inflation from discretionary monetary policy is not as great a danger as it once was. Many economists have expressed concern that low interest rates and lots of monetary expansion would lead to high inflation.
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99211733

 

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