Bank of England staff studied Dr Seuss childrens books to teach them

first_img “Dr Seuss was a genius at getting young children to read by using very simple language and very short words. The cat from The Cat In The Hat, by Dr Seuss  Dame Nemat Shafik, who held the position of deputy governor until February this year, told the Hay Festival that the US author’s stories were used as a training tool. The cat from The Cat In The Hat, by Dr Seuss  “And so we did a little research at the Bank of England on the linguistic complexity of our publications and found that our typical publications, like our inflation report,…center_img From Green Eggs and Ham to The Cat in The Hat, Dr Seuss books have helped generations of children to read. But they have also served another, more unlikely, purpose: teaching Bank of England staff how to write reports on inflation and quantitative easing. Credit: Everett Collection Inc / Alamy Stock Photolast_img

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