Daily Archives: May 1, 2012

Claire Jones

Quantitative easing is here to stay. At least if three economists at the Riksbank have anything to do it.

The Riksbank economists argue in a fascinating paper published at the end of last week that — far from being the sort of policy measure undertaken only in extreme circumstances — buying bonds should become commonplace for central banks.

Given what we’ve seen in the past few years, the Riksbank’s research makes some sense.