Journal Article

U.S. monetary policy: an introduction - Part 2: What are the goals of U.S. monetary policy?

Abstract: This is the second of four consecutive issues devoted to our updated and expanded Q&A on monetary policy: (1) \\"How is the Federal Reserve structured?\\" and \\"What are the tools of U.S. monetary policy?\\" (2) \\"What are the goals of U.S. monetary policy?\\" (3) \\"How does monetary policy affect the U.S. economy?\\" and (4) \\"How does the Fed decide the appropriate setting for the policy instrument?\\" The revised text will appear in a pamphlet soon.

Keywords: Stock market; Federal Reserve System; Federal Open Market Committee; Monetary policy;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Part of Series: FRBSF Economic Letter

Publication Date: 2004

Order Number: 02