Documentary of the Week: Inflation, Fear of Inflation and Public Debt

September 2nd, 2014
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Econintersect:  Princeton professor and Nobel Laureate Christopher A. Sims discusses how expectations drive inflation using some of the new types of theory that recognize the role of bank created money in a dominant role that is coupled with government debt for determination of an effective money supply.   He explains why the classical Friedman equation (MV = PY) no longer works in isolation.  The current fiscal and monetary disconnection of the Eurozone is discussed.


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