Computer games aren't just for kids, central bankers play them too. This article looks at the recent trend for monetary policy games on central bank web sites. The Bank of Finland has recently developed its own game which Matti Vanhala tried his luck at. Describing it as fun, and requiring quick reactions, he nevertheless sent the economy into a hyperinflationary nightmare, it says.
Matti Vanhala, one of 18 policy makers at the European Central Bank (ECB), created hyperinflation