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Peter Conti-Brown on *Restoring the Promise of Federal Reserve Governance*

Macro Musings with David Beckworth

Release Date: 01/06/2020

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Peter Conti-Brown is an assistant professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution. Peter is also a historian and a legal scholar specializing in the study of the Federal Reserve and is a returning guest to Macro Musings. He joins the show today to talk about his new paper, *Restoring the Promise of Federal Reserve Governance*. Specifically, David and Peter discuss the institutional history of the Federal Reserve Board, the lack of transparency in the Fed appointment process, and why we should consider raising Fed governor salaries in the future.

 

Transcript for the episode: https://www.mercatus.org/bridge/podcasts/01062020/peter-conti-brown-restoring-promise-federal-reserve-governance

 

Peter’s Twitter: @PeterContiBrown

Peter’s Wharton profile: https://lgst.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/petercb/

 

Related Links:

 

*Restoring the Promise of Federal Reserve Governance* by Peter Conti-Brown

https://www.mercatus.org/system/files/conti-brown-fed-governance-mercatus-working-paper-v1.pdf

 

*John Williams May Be One of the Best Central Bankers – But That Doesn’t Mean He Should Run the New York Fed* by Peter Conti-Brown

https://www.brookings.edu/research/john-williams-may-be-one-of-the-best-central-bankers-but-that-doesnt-mean-he-should-run-the-new-york-fed/

 

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