IOER, Federal Reserve, Corridor System, Floor System, Central Banking

In some previous posts, I've taken Federal Reserve officials, including former New York Fed President William Dudley, to task for continuing to insist that the Fed's post-2008 "floor" operating system is a "simple" means for keeping overnight interest rates on target. Whatever the floor system's merits may…

Monetary Policy, MMT, Financial Inclusion, Cato Journal, Fed

The Fall 2019 edition of the Cato Journal, the Cato Institute’s interdisciplinary journal of public policy, is now available online. Readers of Alt-M will find the articles on monetary and financial topics of special interest.  Their topics range from financial inclusion, to macroprudential policy, to Modern Monetary…