Category Archives: monetary policy

You’re fired! Time to ditch the community banker seat on the Fed

Read my op-ed in The Hill on why Congress ought to abolish the seat on the Federal Reserve Board that is reserved for a community banker.

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The consequences of the Fed’s interest rate increase

Listen to my interview with Tommy Tucker on WWL radio, New Orleans about the the stock market and the Fed’s recent interest rate increase.

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Hamilton the central banker

Read my latest OUP blog post about Alexander Hamilton as the father of American central banking.

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Birdwatching at the Federal Reserve

Read my Oxford University Press blog post on the changing membership of the Federal Reserve’s policy-making body, the Federal Open Market Committee, and the consequences for US interest rates.

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Don’t panic: it’s October

Read my last Oxford University Press blog post on the Fed’s decision not to raise interest rates in their September meeting.

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Ultra-low interest rates

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on ultra-low rates.  The post is based on a presentation I will make at the SUERF/OeNB/BWG Conference on  “Asset-liability management with ultra-low interest rates,” at the Austrian National Bank in Vienna on … Continue reading

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Interview with Ed Mitchell on Share Radio

Listen to my interview with Ed Mitchell on quantitative easing on London’s Share Radio.

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Quantitative easing comes to Europe

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on the European Central Bank’s decision to undertake quantitative easing.

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Transparency at the Fed

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on Transparency at the Fed.

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Monetary cosmopolitans

Should you hire a foreigner to run your central bank?  Read my op-ed on the Monetary Cosmopolitans at Project Syndicate.

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