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Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics
The Fed is largely seen as a domestic institution, but it quietly holds enormous sway on foreign affairs. Two Wharton professors ask: Should Congress have some input?
President Trump’s backing of two nominees for the Federal Reserve Board is raising questions about the importance of the central bank’s nonpartisan image.
Move over monetary and fiscal policy. A new book -- Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions -- aims to create a new way to reverse economic downturns.
Last week, the Federal Reserve announced it would adopt a more patient stance on interest rates, after raising them at a regular clip since December 2015.
The global financial crisis exacerbated long-term trends including rising student debt and stagnant wages, and left the public with a sense that the system is broken.