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Bernanke tries to reassure the GOP

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is testifying for the first time before Rep. Paul Ryan's Budget Committee today, and his prepared remarks are worth a read. Message? Nothing much to see here. Inflation is low, employment is depressed, and...

By Ezra Klein  | February 9, 2011; 11:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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Monetary policy in fiction

"It’s too bad, " writes Matthew Yglesias, that "'You Shall Know Our Velocity' isn’t a novel about monetary policy." That got me wondering about whether there are any novels about monetary policy. Some believe 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' is...

By Ezra Klein  | December 29, 2010; 8:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Books, Federal Reserve  
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'What is their model?'

Paul Krugman responds to the conservative mobilization against the Federal Reserve: I know what my model is: I believe we’re suffering from a severe deleveraging shock, in which the immediate problem is to get someone to make up for the...

By Ezra Klein  | November 16, 2010; 2:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Overspent?

This post from Alison Schrager is beautiful in that its opening paragraph is so absolutely and perfectly wrong.

By Karl Smith  | November 4, 2010; 3:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Economics, Economy, Federal Reserve, Financial Crisis  
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How much inflation is the market expecting?

You may have noticed some talk in recent days about Treasury selling inflation-protected bonds at a negative yield. This talk may have made your eyes glaze over. The short version is that it means investors think the Federal Reserve will...

By Ezra Klein  | October 27, 2010; 11:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Column: What Ben Bernanke needs to tell Congress

The worst word in Washington is "message." Whenever anything goes wrong, politicians begin blaming their messaging operations, as if a better-chosen sound bite by a more silver-tongued aide would have spared them the consequences of their actions. It's almost...

By Ezra Klein  | October 22, 2010; 2:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Older Entries in This Category »

China's Ben Bernanke, Ezra Klein , October 22, 2010
Why isn't monetary policy discredited?, Ezra Klein , October 19, 2010
Stiglitz vs. the Fed, Ezra Klein , October 19, 2010
Why the Fed's strategy won't work, Ezra Klein , October 18, 2010
Bernanke answers half the question, Ezra Klein , October 15, 2010
Diamond and Kroszner, Ezra Klein , October 12, 2010
The consequences of Central Bank inaction, Ezra Klein , September 30, 2010
The Federal Reserve and credibility, Ezra Klein , September 22, 2010
Federal Reserve won't help, won't explain why, Ezra Klein , September 21, 2010
The understaffed Fed, Ezra Klein , September 17, 2010
What the Fed is afraid of, Ezra Klein , August 19, 2010
The reluctant Fed, Ezra Klein , August 17, 2010
Krugman on the Fed, Ezra Klein , August 13, 2010
Reading the Fed leaves, Ezra Klein , August 11, 2010
Fed-ology, Ezra Klein , August 10, 2010
What Bernanke could do for stimulus, Ezra Klein , July 26, 2010
Why the Fed is sitting on its hands, Ezra Klein , July 14, 2010
Categories of Fed action, Ezra Klein , July 8, 2010
Fed should be doing more, says Fed, Ezra Klein , June 14, 2010
Take the easy vote!, Ezra Klein , May 11, 2010
Should we 'Audit the Fed'?, Ezra Klein , May 6, 2010
Scrutiny for the Super Fed, Ezra Klein , May 5, 2010
Greenspan: It wasn't me., Ezra Klein , April 8, 2010
The Federal Reserve outearns Goldman Sachs, Ezra Klein , January 12, 2010
The Federal Reserve goes a bit more rogue, Ezra Klein , January 8, 2010
Federal Reserve beginning to pull back?, Ezra Klein , December 29, 2009
The fallible Federal Reserve, Ezra Klein , December 22, 2009
What should the Fed fear?, Ezra Klein , December 18, 2009
Ben Bernanke as 'Person of the Year', Ezra Klein , December 16, 2009
Want to read Ben Bernanke's homework?, Ezra Klein , December 16, 2009
Second-guessing the Fed, Ezra Klein , December 11, 2009
You've really got a hold on him, Ezra Klein , December 3, 2009
Inflation and the Fed, Ezra Klein , November 20, 2009
The Perfect Fed Chairman?, Ezra Klein , August 25, 2009
Not Who Should Lead the Fed, But How, Ezra Klein , August 14, 2009
Why Bernanke's Bad Day Is Actually Good, Ezra Klein , June 25, 2009
What Will Become of the Federal Reserve?, Ezra Klein , June 3, 2009
Reading Lists of the Rich and Famous, Ezra Klein , May 28, 2009
Should Ben Bernanke Roll the Dice?, Ezra Klein , May 22, 2009
 
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