Financing a green transition
Quantitative easing, the mechanism used across the developed world to stimulate economies after the 2008 financial collapse, is being championed in a report for the European parliament as a way to boost the green economy.The procedure involves central banks pumping money directly into the economy, usually by buying assets from financial institutions so they can raise the amount they lend. In his report, professor Vict
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