Posts Tagged ‘Federal Reserve’

  • A Fourth Monetary Policy Tool

    Feb 15, 10 • 200 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    The chasm between economics textbooks and real life has grown larger. It is just tough to keep up. Looking at monetary policy, the most typical tool used by the Federal Reserve takes students so very logically to the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). If

  • Can Less Become More for the Federal Reserve?

    Feb 1, 10 • 165 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Econ talk lecture (January 11, 2010) http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2010/01/belongia_on_the.html Michael Belongia, University of Mississippi economics professor (and past St Louis Fed ecoonmist) interviewed by Russ Roberts It was a good interview. (a little