Central banks have purchased long-term bonds to lower long-term yields, but the Bank of Japan has taken it to epic proportions.
A recent Review article by Kevin L. Kliesen, Brian Levine, and Christopher J. Waller analyzes the impact of Fed communications on key financial market variables.
Are firms too attached to bonds? Read about it on the FRED Blog.
…could we avoid financial crises and limit the effects of recessions?
Expected growth: 11%. Actual growth: 4.7%. Read why.
Page One Economics gives you the lowdown on current monetary policy in just 5 pages.
Economic Synopses explains the demographics and policy implications behind the “natural rate of interest.”
…for the latest on monetary policy communication, trade, the term premium, and racial gaps.
Will quantitative tightening constrict the economy? Probably not.
A two-part Economic Synopses essay looks at predictions for the next recession.