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Current Federal Reserve Policy Under the Lens of Economic History: A Review Essay


Abstract: This review essay is intended as a critical review of Humpage (2015), and it expands on the issues raised in that volume. Federal Reserve Policy during the financial crisis, and in its aftermath are addressed, along with the relationship to historical experience in the U.S. and elsewhere in the world.

Keywords: Monetary policy; economic history;

JEL Classification: E4; E5; N1;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Working Papers

Publication Date: 2015-07-09

Number: 2015-15