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George Magnus interview pt 3: Ben Bernanke, printing money in the US and Greenspan’s legacy

By Jay Elwes  

The Prospector had an in-depth chat with leading economist and author George Magnus on a wide range of domestic and global economic issues. This is the third of four parts of the interview which will be published here in the coming days.

Jay Elwes: In the US, Ben Bernanke is stepping down as Chair of the Federal Reserve at the end of this month. He has had to deal with the most extraordinary of circumstances—do you think he did well?

George Magnus: Yes. Well it’s always a balance sheet approach: on this side of the ledger on the other side…

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