Amid Talk of Money Helicopters, Abe Eyes Reboot of Economic Plan

  • Fresh off big election win, Japan weighs fresh fiscal blitz
  • ‘It’s time to reboot Abenomics, there is no doubt about that’

Ben Bernanke's Advice for the Bank of Japan

Ben S. Bernanke earned the nickname "Helicopter Ben" for once suggesting a central bank could overcome deflation by cranking up the money presses to finance tax cuts. He’s always made clear such efforts would be a last resort, the equivalent of dropping money from the sky.

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