The Monkey Cage: Federal Reserve


Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 04/09/2014

The challenge of leading a more transparent Fed

Newly-released FOMC minutes shed light on challenges ahead for Janet Yellen

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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2014

Political takeaways from the Federal Reserve transcripts

Newly released FOMC transcripts from 2008 suggest that the Fed’s governing capacity was challenged as the global financial crisis worsened.

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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Why it matters what the public thinks about Janet Yellen

The greater the public’s confidence in the Fed (which tracks improvements in the economy), the greater the Fed’s autonomy and ability to make tough policy choices.

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Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/29/2014

What will be Bernanke’s political legacy?

Bernanke bequeathes a more transparent but also a more politically dependent Federal Reserve.

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