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Economics in brief

Non-standard or unconventional monetary policy

One of the main tasks of a central bank is the ...

Economics in brief

Euro banknotes

Used by 338 million people in 19 countries, ...

Economics in brief

Gold

Gold is a highly sought-after precious metal, ...

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Household overindebtedness

What is overindebtedness? It is a situation in which a person is no...

Economics in brief

Standard monetary policy in the euro area

Monetary policy is the primary mission of central ...

Economics in brief

Tasks and activities of the Banque de France

The Banque de France is the central bank of France, ...

Economics in brief

The CFA franc zone

The CFA franc zone is an economic and monetary ...

Economics in brief

The euro

The euro was created in 1999 in order to put in ...

Economics in brief

What is monetary policy?

Monetary policy is one of the components of ...

Economics in brief

Who creates money?

Money is mainly created at the initiative of economic ...

Economics in brief

Public debt

Administering a country leads the state and public ...