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Professor Viral Acharya's thoughts on highly accommodative monetary policies are highlighted

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Excerpt from Financial Times -- "A new economics note offers a reasoned argument against ultra-low interest rates; it is the most elaborate version of the so-called 'zombie effect' I have seen. Viral Acharya argues that low rates keep 'zombie firms' alive — these are commercially non-viable companies that only stay out of bankruptcy because banks 'evergreen' their loans at ultra-low rates rather than foreclose."

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