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Commentary : should the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve be concerned about fiscal policy?

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

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European Monetary Union faces tough decisions

Economics Update , Issue Oct , Pages 5

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Panel discussion: inflation targeting

Review , Volume 86 , Issue Jul , Pages 165-183

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A look inside two central banks: the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve

In 1998 the European Central Bank (ECB) became the world?s 173rd central bank. The Eurosystem, with its structure of national central banks and the ECB, is similar to the Federal Reserve System, with its District Banks and Board of Governors. However, important differences exist in the way the two systems operate. This article compares the organization and tasks of the two central banks by examining differences in their monetary policy frameworks, specifically focusing on the goals, tools, and policymaking process. In addition it examines the independence, accountability, and transparency of ...
Review , Volume 85 , Issue Jan , Pages 11-30

The measurement and behavior of uncertainty: evidence from the ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters

We use matched point and density forecasts of output growth and inflation from the ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters to derive measures of forecast uncertainty, forecast dispersion, and forecast accuracy. We construct uncertainty measures from aggregate density functions as well as from individual histograms. The uncertainty measures display countercyclical behavior, and there is evidence of increased uncertainty for output growth and inflation since 2007. The results also indicate that uncertainty displays a very weak relationship with forecast dispersion, corroborating the findings of ...
Staff Reports , Paper 588

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Interview with Jean-Claude Trichet

The European Central Bank president and Minneapolis Fed President Gary Stern discuss ECB accomplishments and challenges, as well as issues of concern to both central banks.
The Region , Volume 18 , Issue Dec , Pages 14-23

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EMU and the ECB

FRBSF Economic Letter

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Should the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve be concerned about fiscal policy?

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

Observations on the global economy and financial system

Remarks at the IIF Annual Meeting of Latin America Chief Executives, Santiago, Chile.
Speech , Paper 101

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Assessing the Euro three years after its launch

The Region , Volume 15 , Issue Dec , Pages 14-16


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