Helicopter Money Redux

Differences between printing presses, helicopter money, monetary financing, QE, etc…Helicopter money, Mainly Macro, 22 Oct 2014
The helicopter can drop money, gather bonds or just fly away, FT Alphaville, 12 Dec 2013
Helicopter money as a policy option, VoxEU, 20 May 2013
Helicopter money, VoxEU, 24 Feb 2013
Helicopter money, inflation targets and quantitative easing, Mainly Macro, 14 Jun 2012
Helicopter money: irredeemable fiat money and the liquidity trap, Willem Buiter, NBER WP 10163, Dec 2003

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Japan’s Quantitative Easing

Japan was an early adopter of quantitative easing following the country’s financial crisis at the start of the 1990s. The Bank of Japan is still struggling over twenty years on…<BoJ stuns investors by expanding monetary easing programme, Financial Times, 31 Oct 2014
Bank of Japan fails to meet bond-buying goal, Financial Times, 17 Oct 2014
Japan takes an introductory course in Abenomics, Financial Times, 7 Apr 2013
Q&A: What has the Bank of Japan done? Financial Times, 4 Apr 2013
Bank of Japan follows the Fed, on steroids, Financial Times, 4 Apr 2013
Bank of Japan statement, 4 Apr 2013

ECB Asset Expansion

More interest rate cuts and quantitative easing, of sorts. But surely not that much of a surprise?
ECB Press Conference, 4 Sep 2014

Postscript updates:
ECB poised to start its lending spree this week, Financial Times, 16 Sep 2014
Asset-backed indolence, The Economist, 13 Sep 2014
Is the ECB doing QE? Charles Wyplosz, VoxEU, 12 Sep 2014
Asset-backed securities: Back from disgrace, Financial Times, 30 September 2014
ECB to start asset purchases this month, Financial Times, 2 Oct 2014
ECB starts buying covered bonds, Financial Times, 20 Oct 2014