An overview of monetary policy in the US

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Title: An overview of monetary policy in the US
Authors: Whelan, Karl
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/205
Date: 2002
Abstract: With the introduction of monetary union, the US Federal Reserve system has become a common reference point against which to compare the procedures and policies of the fledgling ECB. This paper provides a brief overview of US monetary policy. The paper discusses the legal and institutional structures underpinning the Federal Reserve system, the process by which policy decisions are made, and the strategy that the Federal Reserve has used in implementing monetary policy in recent years.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Central Bank of Ireland
Copyright (published version): Copyright Central Bank of Ireland 2002
Subject LCSH: Monetary policy--United States
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
Other versions: http://www.centralbank.ie/data/QrtBullFiles/Winter2002Main.pdf
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Economics Research Collection

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