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The only kid’s book you need to understand the Federal Reserve

The only kid’s book you need to understand the Federal Reserve

Miles Kimball is one of the most consistently creative economists working these days, and so it’s our luck that he’s taken to writing for a popular audience. His latest work is a foray into kid’s lit, summarizing the basics of how central banks respond to economic downturns in a children’s coloring book (see above). Be sure to check out Kimball’s accompanying blog post, which relates the book’s plot and characters more explicitly to real ideas and thinkers in economics.

Click “Know More” to read my interview with Kimball about the idea that the end of the picture book gets into — negative interest rates — which could end recessions and inflation forever.

Dylan Matthews | December 17, 2013 at 1:03 pm
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