Sarah Binder

Contributor, Monkey Cage


The November elections aren’t likely to cure it.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Some Republicans want to curtail the Fed’s discretion in setting monetary policy. Not even “Audit the Fed” goes that far.

  • Jul 8, 2014

All politics is still local, albeit with a national partisan flair.

  • Jun 11, 2014

Revisiting “cramdown” politics in the wake of the financial crisis.

  • May 19, 2014

It’s so much harder than counting sheep.

  • May 15, 2014

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

  • Apr 9, 2014

Not even an EZ-Peep can get you through this mess.

  • Mar 18, 2014

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

  • Feb 24, 2014

How will the partial death of judicial filibusters affect the composition of the federal courts? New research sheds light on the potential impact of the Senate’s nuclear move.

  • Jan 29, 2014

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

  • Jan 29, 2014
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Sarah Binder is a professor of political science at George Washington University and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. She has authored or co-authored four books on legislative politics, and she has a mild obsession with congressional rules, the history of Congress, and the Fed.
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