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ITB: Has quantitative easing worked in the US?

November 1st, 2014

Episode 66 of 643 episodes

BBC World Service Economics correspondent Andrew Walker enjoys the wisdom of country and western singing money manager Merle Hazard (also known as Nashville fund manager Jon Shayne) for this week's In the Balance programme. Listen to Merle's latest song about the perils of being a central banker. Andrew discusses whether QE has worked in the USA with guests Bridget Rosewell from the economic consultancy Volterra; Richard Dobbs, a director of the McKinsey Global Institute and in the US, Professor Jeffrey Frankel of Harvard University. And Professor John Kay talks about the perils of short-termism