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Governor of the Bank of Israel Speaks about lessons from the Global Crisis

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Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Exert from a speech by Stanly Fischer: During and after the great depression, many central bankers and economists concluded that monetary policy could not be used to stimulate economic activity in a situation in which the interest rate was essentially zero, as it was in the USA during the 1930’s – a situation that later became known as the liquidity trap.

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