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There are generally dovish notes from central bankers' Jackson Hole meeting.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Aug 25, 2014
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A new initiative by the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities launching today is refocusing on the role of fiscal policy in the nation’s economic recovery. It's about time.

The Federal Reserve promised it would move slowly in winding down its $1 trillion stimulus program. The jittery past few days in the markets are demonstrating why that might have been a good idea.

Bernanke's message is this: QE may end soon, but that doesn't mean the Fed has lost its resolve.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 20, 2013
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The euro zone is staring at deflation and stagnant growth. Mario Draghi and the ECB signal Thursday they'll fight to stop it.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 7, 2013
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The Fed wants financial conditions that are neither too tight nor too loose. It won't be easy.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Oct 30, 2013
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She hates unemployment, might want to target NGDP, and owns a really valuable stamp collection.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 9, 2013
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Long-term unemployment is a much more serious problem than short-term unemployment, and it's more prevalent to boot.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 27, 2013
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The FOMC meeting starts today. Here's what Bernanke & Co. are likely to do.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Sep 17, 2013
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How changing demographics may be making Ben Bernanke's job harder.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Sep 9, 2013
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Who says the Federal Reserve doesn't play games?

The last summer there was a real Fed chair race, the press wrote 27 articles. This time it's 143. Here's why Summers v. Yellen is such a spectacle.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 30, 2013
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Jackson Hole will have a different feel this year, with a changing of the guard underway at the top central banks. Here's what they will be talking about.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 22, 2013
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The Bank of England is getting into the forward guidance game. But the markets aren't reacting the way you might think.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 7, 2013
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The former Fed vice chair could end up with Bernanke's chair if Janet Yellen and Larry Summers' people knock each other out of contention. What kind of chair would he be?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 1, 2013
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Central bankers are not birds. We need a better way to classify them.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jul 30, 2013
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Janet Yellen only visited the White House once. Larry Summers has visited 15 times since leaving office.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 30, 2013
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Janet Yellen is by far the frontrunner to become Fed chair. Does anyone else stand a chance?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 12, 2013
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Five things we learned from the minutes of the big FOMC meeting, which prompted a global selloff in stock and bond markets.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jul 10, 2013
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It may be Americans celebrating July 4, but the central banks of Europe and Britain were the ones showing independence today.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jul 4, 2013
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