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Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance
 Book talk and signing

Adair Turner at the Bristol Festival of Ideas 2015

Wednesday 11th November 2015
SSL lecture theatre, Bristol University
Notes by William Gaskell

Helicopter Money:
Printing money to get out of an economic deflation
Either use government money
Or
Use private credit markets to stimulate growth

£375 bn of QE in the UK, this is still continuing in Japan and US today.

Deferred tax was removed for the accounts by BASEL 3 protocols from leverage ratio to increase the proportion of equity/paid in capital that financial institutions needed as collateral against borrowing.

Policy of permanent monetization by the Bank of Japan can reduce Japanese debt by converting the debt into 0% interest government bonds which are liquid and therefore the same as money.

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