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Author:Madigan, Brian 

Conference Paper
Bagehot's dictum in practice: formulating and implementing policies to combat the financial crisis

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

Working Paper
An overview of the secondary market for U.S. Treasury securities in London and Tokyo

Finance and Economics Discussion Series , Paper 94-17

Working Paper
Monetary policy when interest rates are bounded at zero

This article assesses the importance of the zero lower bound on nominal interest rates for the conduct of monetary policy. The article employs a small, forward-looking model developed by Fuhrer and Moore. The model is simulated under several policy rules that involve either high or low inflation targets. We determine the extent to which the zero bound on nominal interest rates prevents real interest rates from falling in response to negative spending shocks, and thus cushioning aggregate output, when zero inflation results in low nominal rates. In general, the results suggest that real ...
Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory , Paper 94-06

Journal Article
Proposed revision to the Federal Reserve's discount window lending programs

The Board of Governors' Regulation A currently authorizes the Federal Reserve Banks to operate three main discount window programs: adjustment credit, extended credit, and seasonal credit. On May 17, 2002, the Board published for public comment a proposed amendment to Regulation A that would establish two new discount window programs called primary credit and secondary credit as replacements for adjustment and extended credit. Primary credit would be available for very short terms, ordinarily overnight, to depository institutions that are in generally sound financial condition. Secondary ...
Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Jul

Working Paper
Monetary policy when interest rates are bounded at zero

This article assesses the importance of the zero lower bound on nominal interest rates for the conduct of monetary policy. The article employs a small, forward-looking model developed by Fuhrer and Moore. The model is simulated under several policy rules that involve either high- or low-inflation targets. We determine the extent to which the zero bound on nominal interest rates prevents real interest rates from falling in response to negative spending shocks, and thus cushioning aggregate output, when zero inflation results in low nominal rates. ; In general, the results suggest that real ...
Working Papers , Paper 94-1

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