Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Why QE isn’t working – onein the eye for inflationistas

What can be done to enhance QE and CE in the UK, and who decides?

By Willem Buiter of the LSE. SHows that QE doesn't work and the Bank of England know it. They're deliberately doing it in an ineffective way, it's only real purpose in my opinion is to bring down the value of Sterling. "Quantitative easing (QE - the purchase of government securities by the central bank, financed through increases in base money) in the UK is not working. I should have written “not yet”, for posterior coverage reasons, but I’m running out of patience with a policy that (a) has been ineffective for the half year of its existence and (b) can be easily modified to make it more effective."

Posted by tpbeta @ 12:37 PM (733 views)
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One thought on “Why QE isn’t working – onein the eye for inflationistas

  • cynicalsoothsayer says:

    QE is about creating spending money for Gordo until the election. Move along now…

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