WHAT IS HELICOPTER MONEY?

Helicopter Money is a proposed unconventional monetary policy tool, suggested when the economy is in a liquidity trap, i.e. when the interest rates remain near zero and the economy is in recession. This instrument consists of printing and distributing big sums of money to the public, hoping that people will spend it. In this way, […]

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Go big or go home: next step for EU?

Recently there has been a heated debate over a fiscal harmonization inside the Eurozone. Many politicians and economists ask for the unification of fiscal power and this request has become even more powerful with the exit of UK from the EU. Enrico Letta, an important Italian politician and academic, has lately published an article sustaining […]

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