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Age of Easy Money

Season 2023 Episode 4 | 1hr 54m 22s

The role of the Federal Reserve’s “easy money” policies in the current economic uncertainty. From the Great Recession to the rise in inflation, FRONTLINE examines the ongoing fragility of the financial system and the widening gap between Wall St. and Main St.

Aired: 03/13/23
Age of Easy Money
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