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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

'What Does the Fed Have to do with Social Security? Plenty'

Dean Baker:

What does the Fed have to do with Social Security? Plenty: Most of the people who closely follow the Federal Reserve Board’s decisions on monetary policy are investors trying to get a jump on any moves that will affect financial markets. Very few of the people involved in the debate over the future of Social Security pay much attention to the Fed. That’s unfortunate because the connections are much more direct than is generally recognized. ...

    Posted by on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 04:46 AM in Economics, Monetary Policy, Social Security | Permalink  Comments (63)

          


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