Final Exam: Monday, December 18 at 12:15 - 2:15
Expect two questions on the final.
Some background readings that may be helpful for the final exam questions.
On Monetary Policy and Inflation Targeting:
Economics focus The oracle becomes less oracular Nov 30th 2006 From The Economist print edition How central bankers communicate, clearly and not so clearly, with the outside world
The Federal Reserve
Difference of opinion
2006 | WASHINGTON, DC From The Economist print edition
The economy, the Fed and the markets
On Ricardian Equivalence and Debt:
From Mankiw’s blog: Monday, December 11, 2006 Now I am confused and Marginal Revolution, Five macroeconomic myths? Tyler Cowen
Finally, a book review on Re-examining Monetary and Fiscal Policy for the 21st Century (pdf file)