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Enhancing the Fed’s transparency didn’t hurt its deliberations

Gardner, Joseph and Woolley, John T. (2017) Enhancing the Fed’s transparency didn’t hurt its deliberations. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (20 Feb 2017). Website.

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For more than two decades, transcripts of the US Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee meetings have been made available to the public. But has the move to greater transparency about monetary policymaking hurt committee deliberations? In new research which examines committee meeting transcripts from 1978 to 2007, Joseph Gardner and John T. Woolley find that leadership – not transparency – had the greatest effect on how members deliberated during meetings.

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science © CC BY-NC 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2017 13:52
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2021 23:46

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