Monetary policy in a virtual economy, 27 March

FEATURE - The Reserve Bank launches a web-based monetary policy computer simulation game today whereby the player fights inflation by controlling interest rates in a virtual economy. You play the Governor of the central bank and failure to keep inflation in check can mean you face the sack!

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In the game on the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's web site you must keep inflation within a 3% band, 0-3%. The penalty for failure can include dismissal from your post. CentralBank