Increased business sales would almost certainly raise the productive capacity of the economy by encouraging additional capital spending, especially if accompanied by reduced uncertainty about future prospects. But Yellen has acknowledged that she did little to rein in the lb gorilla. Inshe was named by Forbes as the second most powerful woman in the world.
For example, in simple textbook models of the monetary transmission mechanism, central banks operate largely through the effect of real interest rates on consumption and investment.
Wright and Janet L. International Linkages Before closing, let me mention one additional area where more study is needed--the effects of changes in U. To give two well-known examples, both the Great Depression and the stagflation of the s motivated new ways of thinking about economic phenomena.
She passed away on March 31 of this year. Yellen simultaneously began a year term as a member of the Federal Reserve Board that will expire on January 31, Although the scope of these questions extends beyond the themes of this conference, it does include issues that are closely related.
Broadly speaking, monetary policy actions in one country spill over to other economies through three main channels: Even within the White House it is unclear how much support Yellen really has.
Research on this topic has, of course, been ongoing for some time, and it has expanded greatly in the wake of the financial crisis.
In addition, if strong economic conditions can partially reverse supply-side damage after it has occurred, then policymakers may want to aim at being more accommodative during recoveries than would be called for under the traditional view that supply is largely independent of demand.
During the economic crisis Ms Yellen has pushed for the focus to be on getting more people into work, and that means cheap money and keeping interest rates at rock bottom. She was a fellow of the Yale Corporation. Financial Linkages to the Real Economy My third question concerns a key issue for monetary policy and macroeconomics that is less directly addressed by this conference: How does the financial sector interact with the broader economy?
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October 20, Brief Remarks. Chair Janet L. Yellen. At the Induction of Carroll D. Wright and Janet L. Norwood into the Department of Labor's Hall of Honor, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C. October 14, Macroeconomic Research After the Crisis.
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