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The Bernanke Code

Bernanke's economy goes like this. David Kestenbaum/NPR hide caption

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Years before Ben Bernanke became Fed chairman, he worked on an elaborate computer model of the economy. You can ask it useful questions like "How bad will things get if there isn't a bailout?" Find out what it has to say in a story from this morning. I talked with both of Bernanke's collaborators.