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Fed Debates and the EMU Technocratic Illusion

Thanks to the invaluable Economist’s View, I have read with lots of interest the speech that newly appointed Federal Reserve Board Member Lael Brainard gave last Monday. 838 more words


Does Price Stability Entail Financial Stability?

I reproduce here a post I wrote with Paul Hubert, published on the blog de l’OFCE in English and in French.

Paul Krugman raises the very important issue of the impact of monetary policy on financial stability. 283 more words


Another Purdah monologue (learning and skills again)


We’ve all had that telephone conversation where you get so carried away by the brilliance of your own conversation, you fail to notice that the other person has been disconnected. 506 more words

FE Blog

Notes From Underground: Fed Loses Its Patience While I Regain My Voice

Never has so much money been riding on ONE WORD from a monetary authority. The issue isn’t the idea of FED PATIENCE in regards to raising rates for if the… 832 more words


(What's Left of) Our Economy: A Central Banker Who Gets it on the Productive Economy

I know, I know – what could be more boring (except for Canadians or for a trade or manufacturing geek) about a Bloomberg piece on trade and manufacturing in Canada (which just happens to be America’s biggest trade partner)? 600 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

#FedWatch @MinneapolisFed Pres Kocherlakota Announces his Last Term #EnduringProsperity

Hats-off to President Kocherlakota for his service and commitment to restore #EnduringProsperity to United States financial system.  His leadership brought clarity to our complex banking system; and aligned outcomes according to economic challenges facing the 9th District and the United States of America. 447 more words


Electors' freedom of choice

The Wales Bill, presently completing its passage through the Lords, prohibits anyone from serving as both an MP and as a member of the National Assembly for Wales.  207 more words