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Apolitical? A defence of the Bank of England

Sanders, Jamie (2017) Apolitical? A defence of the Bank of England. LSE Undergraduate Political Review (16 Jan 2017). Website.

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Reap what you sow: A defence of the Bank of England by Jamie Sanders In recent months the Bank of England has become somewhat of a political punching bag. Our PM, in the midst of post-referendum bewilderment, emphasized the distributional woes fuelled through unconventional monetary policy. The newly inaugurated leader of the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, proposed his notion for “People’s Quantitative Easing” in a subversive retaliation to recent loose monetary policy. Most recently the Bank has come under fire from prominent Brexit campaigners regarding the Bank’s “project fear” predictions – which are yet to materialise.

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2017 10:16
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2021 23:26

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