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DRAFT: Did Macroeconomic Policy Play a Different Role in the (Post-2009) Recovery?: Monetary Policy: Policy Choices since 2008

J. Bradford DeLong U.C. Berkeley October 15, 2016 What have those monetary policy choices been since the start of 2008? When a recession hits, and the unemployment rate starts to rise, the Federal Reserve sets about cutting the short-term safe nominal interest rates it controls. Sometimes it is ahead of...
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