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Bauer Business Focus

Bauer Business Focus: Beverly Barrett, The End Of Quantitative Easing

Barrett teaches finance at the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business.


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The Federal Reserve has pumped trillions of dollars into the U.S. money supply through the purchase of bonds, in an effort to stimulate economic growth. The Fed has just announced it would end the program, known as “quantitative easing,” at the end of this month. Beverly Barrett is Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business. She joins Andrew Schneider on the Bauer Business Focus.


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Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew Schneider is the senior reporter for politics and government at Houston Public Media, NPR's affiliate station in Houston, Texas. In this capacity, he heads the station's coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas Legislature and county and city governments...

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