By J. Huston McCulloch | Saturday February 11, 2017 at 10:18 AM PDT | Comments Off on Filling the Federal Reserve Board Vacancies?
(See updates below, 2/13 and 2/24.) Five of the most important appointments Donald Trump will make during his first year in office will be to fill three vacancies on the Federal Reserve Board, to reappoint or replace Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve Board Chair, and to designate one of the Board members as Vice...
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Tags: Arthur Burns, Bailouts, Barack Obama, Daniel Tarullo, David Nason, FDIC, Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, John Cochrane, Money and Banking, quantitative easing, Sheila Bair, TARP
By Alvaro Vargas Llosa | Monday August 27, 2012 at 3:03 PM PDT | 2 Comments
Despite the evidence to the contrary, the dominant sentiment among politicians, academics and journalists in the United States, Europe and Japan continues to be that stimulating the economy via fiscal and monetary policy is the answer to the economic stagnation. It was stimulation—coupled with lower tax revenue due to the recession—that got several European...
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Tags: Arthur Laffer, Budget and Tax Policy, Economics, Estonia, Europe, European Union, Federal Reserve, International Monetary Fund, Ireland, monetary stimulus, Money and Banking, quantitative easing, reserve currency, Slovakia, The State