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Deliberation in the FOMC

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The first part of this chapter analyses FOMC transcripts from 1979-99, finding shifts in the substance and style of deliberation, and a shift in the contributions of governors and reserve bank ... More


Bear Market (1970–81)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

Stock market falls in 1970 after Wall Street crisis. War related inflation and high interest rates prevail. Paul Volcker assumes control at Fed. Historically high interest rates. High value of the ... More


Setting Up the IASB

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Aiming for Global Accounting Standards: The International Accounting Standards Board, 2001–2011

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199646319
eISBN:
9780191800719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646319.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This chapter discusses the appointment of the initial trustees of the IASC Foundation, including their chairman Paul Volcker, and the trustees’ decisions and activities to bring the new IASB into ... More


The Revenge of Geopolitics

Daniel J. Sargent

in A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195395471
eISBN:
9780199393633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395471.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In 1978, the Carter administration abandoned its preoccupation with world order politics and focused US foreign policy on the containment of the Soviet Union. This strategic reorientation turned not ... More


Inflation Targeting in the United States?

Marvin Goodfriend

in The Inflation-Targeting Debate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044712
eISBN:
9780226044736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044736.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In what sense can monetary policy as currently practiced by the U.S. Federal Reserve be characterized as inflation targeting? And what, if any, features of an inflation-targeting policy regime should ... More


Pressures on the Dividing Line

Paul C. Light

in The Government-Industrial Complex: The True Size of the Federal Government, 1984-2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190851798
eISBN:
9780190909598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851798.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 explores the pressures that encourage government dependence on contract and grant employees. The chapter begins by reviewing Eisenhower’s call for a “proper meshing” between the military ... More


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