Archive for the ‘Federal Reserve Bank’ Tag

How To Make $3 Trillion Disappear   Leave a comment

how to makeLink: http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2015/10/23/451228005/episode-659-how-to-make-3-trillion-disappear

Summary: The Planet Money team discusses the end of quantitative easing – how it works and how it is coming to an end.  A particular focus is how this process will impact commercial banks and their clients.

Original Air Date: October 26, 2015

Length: 15 minutes 25 seconds

The Great Inflation   Leave a comment

great inflationLink: http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2015/11/20/456855788/episode-664-the-great-inflation

Summary: In this Podcast, high inflation in the 70’s and 80’s is examined in depth. The Planet Money team find there is more to inflation than just a surplus of money in the economy.

Original Air Date: November 21, 2015

Length: 24 minutes 45 seconds

A Locked Door, A Secret Meeting And The Birth Of The Fed   Leave a comment

locked doorLink: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/12/20/255839292/episode-505-a-locked-door-a-secret-meeting-and-the-birth-of-the-fed 

Summary: An historical retelling of the creation of the Federal Reserve Bank

Original Air Date: December 20, 2013

Length: 15 min

The ‘Ask Your Uncle’ Approach To Economics   Leave a comment

fed112wayLink: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/07/17/203032386/the-ask-your-uncle-approach-to-economics

Summary: An exploration of one issue of the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book by focusing on some of the featured stories in the issue.

Length: 3:51 min

Original air date: July 17, 2013

Posted August 23, 2013 by audioecon in Politics & economics, short length

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