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What the Fed’s Inflation-Fighting Efforts Could Mean for the Economy | Age of Easy Money

15 Mar 2023
Amid bank failures and concerns about economic stability, the FRONTLINE documentary "Age of Easy Money" traces the road to this moment, and the potential consequences of the Federal Reserve's decision last year to hike interest rates to fight inflation. Watch an excerpt.

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Premiering March 14, 2023, “Age of Easy Money” examines how the policies of the U.S. central bank, the Federal Reserve, ushered in an age of easy money — and what the Fed's pullback from those easy money policies could mean.

“Age of Easy Money,” a two-hour special, premieres Tues., March 14, at 9/8c on PBS stations (check local listings), at pbs.org/frontline, in the PBS Video App and on FRONTLINE’s YouTube channel.

The director, producer and correspondent of “Age of Easy Money” is James Jacoby. The producer is Anya Bourg. The senior producer is Frank Koughan. The editor-in-chief and executive producer of FRONTLINE is Raney Aronson-Rath.Explore additional reporting related to "Age of Easy Money" on our website: pbs.org/frontline

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