CASE Policy Briefs, financial crisis, global economy, Global/Multiregional, Macroeconomics and macroeconomic policy, quantitative easing

Limits of Quantitative Easing

"The recent decision of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board (Fed) to increase its assets by purchasing $600 billion worth of Treasury bonds is unlikely to boost economic growth or employment prospects in the U.S. Instead, it will cause damage to the world economy and may even lead to another financial crisis (especially in emerging and developing markets), where the U.S. dollar remains a leading reserve and transaction currency."