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Peter Stella on the Fed’s Off-Balance Sheet Transactions and Public Financing of the COVID-19 Crisis

Macro Musings with David Beckworth

Release Date: 06/08/2020

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Peter Stella is a former IMF official, where he led the Central Banking and Monetary and Foreign Exchange divisions, and he now hosts a webpage titled *Central Bank Archeology*. Peter is also a former guest of Macro Musings, and rejoins to talk about the COVID-19 crisis, central bank balance sheets, and more. David and Peter also discuss the dangers and challenges of the Fed’s off-balance sheet transactions, how the government should approach crisis financing, and who should be managing the country’s public debt.

 

The transcript for the episode can be found here: https://www.mercatus.org/bridge/tags/macro-musings

 

Peter’s Twitter: @Stellar_Consult

Peter’s Voxeu profile: https://voxeu.org/users/peterstella0

Peter’s Research Gate archive: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Peter_Stella

 

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Peter's *Central Bank Archaeology* website: https://www.centralbankarchaeology.com/

 

*Macro Musings: Peter Stella on Debt, Safe Assets, and Central Bank Operations*

https://macromusings.libsyn.com/144-peter-stella-on-debt-safe-assets-and-central-bank-operations

 

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