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Negative Interest Rates: Rewarding Profligacy

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05/12/2020L. Dwayne BarneyPaul A. Cleveland

Why would an investor buy a bond that pays a negative interest rate? The answer lies in understanding how central banks manipulate the economy.

Narrated by Daniella Bassi.

Original Article: "Negative Interest Rates: Rewarding Profligacy​"

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L. Dwayne Barney

L. Dwayne Barney is Professor Emeritus in Finance at Boise State University.

Contact Paul A. Cleveland

Paul Cleveland teaches economics at Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama.

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