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WHITEBOARD: Fiscal policy vs. monetary policy

Often conflated, often confused, fiscal and monetary policies take very different approaches to influence the economy. And they rely on two very different arms of the government: policy and legislation vs. the Fed.

Paddy Hirsch explains the role of fiscal policy vs. monetary policy in the Whiteboard video.

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Paddy Hirsch is a Senior Editor at Marketplace and the creator and host of the Marketplace Whiteboard. Follow Paddy on Twitter @paddyhirsch and on facebook at www.facebook.com/paddyhirsch101

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