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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x38 Michael Metcalfe: We need money for aid. So let’s print it.
TV-PG

  • 2014-02-26T05:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

During the financial crisis, the central banks of the United States, United Kingdom and Japan created $3.7 trillion in order to buy assets and encourage investors to do the same. Michael Metcalfe offers a shocking idea: could these same central banks print money to ensure they stay on track with their goals for global aid? Without risking inflation?

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