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The development of monetary policy – Part 1

With the housing market slowing and wages stagnating, political pundits are calling for the RBA to cut rates, but what is the meaning behind these ideas? Conor Yung looks at the genesis of ideas on monetary policy to give you the context behind the business jargon.

An Unconventional Policy

Unlike Keynes in 1936, technology means that we are no longer restricted to the assumption that cash cannot bear interest. Lemia Bickalo explores unconventional monetary policy in the modern age.

The EU QE experience so far

In March 2015 the EU started its QE program. For success to be achieved it must navigate the secondary bond market, secrecy in bond purchases, and Greece.

The early Japanese QE experience

QE is the new kid on the block of monetary policy but the verdict is out on its efficacy. As more central banks turn to QE to ease zero interest rate woes, Alex Woodruff wonders how this practice hit the mainstream.