What Should the Fed Be Doing?


What Should the Fed Be Doing?
Myths, Current Strategies and Alternatives

co-sponsored by the
National Center for Policy Analysis and
The Independent Institute

Tuesday October 23, 2012
12:30-1:30 P.M.
2203 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Lunch will be served

What should the Fed target? Interest rates, the money supply, or nominal GDP?

Can interest rates go any lower?

Is monetary policy tight or loose?

Where should the Fed go from here?

Moderated by:
Robert McTeer
Distinguished Fellow
National Center for Policy Analysis
Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas


Scott Sumner
Professor of Economics
Bentley University
David Beckworth
Assistant Professor of Economics
Western Kentucky University


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