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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

How Yellen Will Shape the Fed’s QE Exit Strategy

I have a new column:

How Yellen Will Shape the Fed’s QE Exit Strategy: After Janet Yellen’s excellent performance before the Senate Banking Committee last Thursday, she will almost surely be confirmed as the next Fed chair. 

Once she’s confirmed, there are several important issues the Fed must address under her leadership such as improving the Fed’s communications with the public, ensuring that the financial sector is properly regulated, taking a stance on whether the Fed should pop bubbles, deciding whether to continue forward guidance in its present form, and so on. But the most important and most immediate problem Yellen will face during her term as chair is guiding the Fed to a smooth exit from its non-conventional policies. ...[continue]...

    Posted by on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 08:28 AM in Economics, Fiscal Times, Monetary Policy | Permalink  Comments (61)


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