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tomos:
Also came across a video of Varoufakis being interviewed about the book by a Swedish TV interviewer.
-IainB (July 01, 2017, 05:56 AM)
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thanks for this :up:

No proponent of ... quantitative easing
-IainB (July 01, 2017, 05:56 AM)
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this thread is no place for debate, (and all I know about this guy is this interview), but he appears to agree with it @ 3:23 of that video:
https://youtu.be/nGt82RFfg3U?t=3m23s

IainB:
Eh? Sorry, I can't see how you inferred from that that he was being a proponent of QE.
Lost in translation, maybe?

tomos:
^ he approves the 'printing' of money in the US to reflate the economy after the crash of 2008. I thought that was quantitative easing, or am I misunderstanding? Also thinks the ECB is flawed because, he says, it cannot do that.

Deozaan:
It seemed to me he spoke of it derisively.

tomos:
It seemed to me he spoke of it derisively.
-Deozaan (July 02, 2017, 04:01 PM)
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He calls it 'pragmatic', and bemoans the ECB's workaround for not being able to do the same.

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