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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Jun 3, 2019

Mike Bird is a Hong Kong based reporter for the Wall Street Journal covering financial markets across Asia, and he previously worked in the Journal’s London bureau. Mike is also a returning guest to Macro Musings, and he joins the show today to talk about some recent developments in the Asian economies. More specifically, David and Mike discuss Japan’s activist monetary policy, yield curve control, and recent events within the Chinese economy.


Transcript for the episode: (coming soon)


Mike’s Twitter: @birdyword

Mike’s Wall Street Journal profile:


Related Links:


*Japan Is Giving Up on Activist Monetary Policy* by Mike Bird


*The Fed Would Struggle to Match Japan’s Bond Market Control* by Mike Bird


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David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth