Posts Tagged ‘Ben Bernanke’

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    A New Fed?

    Mar 25, 10 • 87 Views • Financial Markets, Money and Monetary PolicyNo Comments

    “Independent” is the first word that comes to mind when I think about the Federal Reserve. Overseeing the supply of money and credit, the Fed is supposed to be an independent Federal agency. I wonder how the following basics of the Dodd...

  • Impossible But Funny Congressional Testimony

    Feb 19, 10 • 109 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    You might enjoy looking at the Onion’s parody of Ben Bernanke’s congressional testimony. It never can or will happen this way. And yet, while the testimony is fictitious, the statements about money are based on its actual definition. The article...

  • A Rule to Remember?

    Jan 5, 10 • 191 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Resembling the disagreement between Paul Krugman and Greg Mankiw on healthcare reform, the debate surrounding the Taylor rule has become somewhat spirited. Yesterday, Ben Bernanke even focused on it during a section of his talk to the American Economic...