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Carola Binder on Political Pressure and the Twin Deficits of Central Banking

Macro Musings with David Beckworth

Release Date: 11/25/2019

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Carola Binder is an assistant professor of economics at Haverford College and is an associate editor of the Journal of Money, Credit, and Central Banking. Carola is also a member of the CEPR Research and Policy Network on Central Bank Communication, and joins the show today to discuss her work on central banking and populism. David and Carola also discuss the link between central bank credibility and popularity, the twin deficits of central banking, and why NGDP targeting could be an easy transition point from current inflation targeting regimes.

 

Transcript for the episode: https://www.mercatus.org/bridge/podcasts/11252019/carola-binder-political-pressure-and-twin-deficits-central-banking

 

Carola’s Twitter: @cconces

Carola’s blog: https://carolabinder.blogspot.com/

 

Related Links:

 

*Political Pressure on Central Banks* by Carola Binder

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3244148

 

*Whose Expectations Augment the Phillips Curve?* by Carola Binder

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2789750

 

*Federal Reserve Communication and the Media* by Carola Binder

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2835574

 

*Comment on “Central Bank Accouncements: Big News for Little People” by Michael Lalma and Dmitri Vinogradov* by Carola Binder

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0304393219301461

 

*We Asked Fed Watchers to Rate the Fed’s Communications – Here’s What We Found* by Peter Olson and David Wessel

https://www.brookings.edu/research/we-asked-fed-watchers-to-rate-the-feds-communications/

 

*The Optimal Degree of Commitment to an Intermediate Monetary Target* by Kenneth Rogoff

https://scholar.harvard.edu/files/rogoff/files/51_qje85.pdf

 

David’s blog: macromarketmusings.blogspot.com
David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth