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Strategies for Monetary Policy

Strategies for Monetary Policy is a new book from the Hoover Press based on the conference by that name John Taylor and I ran last May. (John Taylor gets most of the credit.) This year's conference is sadly postponed due to Covid-19. We'll have lots to talk about May 2021.At that link, you can see the table of contents and read Chapter pdfs for free. You can buy the book for $14.95 or get a free ebook.The conference program and videos are still up.Much of the conference was about the...

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GoodFellows: Cold War 2

The latest GoodFellows, on just how much we need to ramp up Cold War 2 against China.Since it was two against one, and I didn't get a response in, I'll add one unfair late hit. In discussing Huawei, and whether Chinese state planning would allow them "economic dominance" in the next decades, my colleagues jumped to the charge that Huawei equipment would include nasty backdoors that the Chinese government would use to spy on us.I think here they confused "economic competition" with...

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A podcast and three amigos video

A new Grumpy Economist podcast, summarizing a lot of the last week and some newer thoughts.A video discussion with Niall Ferguson and H.R. McMaster on the Covid-19  situation, focusing on longer-run implications.I ran out of time on one important point. The US is now playing the 2008 playbook on a grand scale -- bailout, stimulus, Fed printing trillions of cash and lending it to avoid bankruptcy. Apparently "infrastructure stimulus" is next. We're sort of like a 2 year old with a hammer,...

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Hoover “Virtual Policy Briefing”

Yesterday I did a "virtual policy briefing" with our Director, Tom Gilligan, discussing the virus crisis, with a lot of question and answer. Hoover too is innovating on how to connect virtually, and this sort of effort may extend past the crisis. This is the first in a series. Kevin Warsh talked about the Fed today, = Scott Atlas will talk about medical and health policy on Thursday. More such projects are in the works!

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Strategic Review and Beyond: Rethinking Monetary Policy and Independence

March 4, I was honored to give the Homer Jones lecture at the St. Louis Federal Reserve. Link hereStrategic Review and Beyond: Rethinking Monetary Policy and Independence.I used the opportunity to put lots of thoughts together in condensed form, on how the Fed and other central banks should approach monetary policy, financial regulation, and ever-expanding mandates.  The link is to the html version. It will appear in prettier form in the April St. Louis Fed Review. The conclusionShould,...

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Online Asset Pricing back again!

My online Asset Pricing course is back again, after one more software/administrative change once again threatened its demise.  It's still on Canvas, but you have to ask to sign on.The course is here, University of Chicago Canvas course 23303. To log in and use it, you need to email  [email protected]  If that doesn't work, email me john dot cochrane at stanford dot edu, and I'll see what's wrong.The videos, notes, and other materials are still available...

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Series on recession and financial crisis

Over the last few weeks we have had a series of discussions at Hoover on the 10th anniversary of the financial crisis and recession. This all happened mostly due to the energy of John Taylor.The final event on Friday Dec 7 was a Panel Discussion Summary, including Taylor, Shultz, Ferguson, Hoxby, Duffie, and myself, with question and answer. Click the above video.This was preceded by four smaller discussions. We did not video them, but there are transcripts and presentation...

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Uncommon Knowledge Interview

A broad-ranging interview on economics and policy by Peter Robinson as part of the Hoover "Uncommmon Knowledge" series. Click above for youtube, or · Hoover Institution: http://www.hoover.org/research/whats-wrong-american-economy · Twitter: https://twitter.com/uncknowledge/status/823926553058775042· Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UncKnowledge/· Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BPF8TnJgsBz/?taken-by=uncommon_knowledge_show· Youtube:...

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Equity financed banking video

Video of my talk at the Minneapolis Fed's "Ending Too Big to Fail" symposium. A link to the video (youtube) in case you don't see the above embedded version. The event webpage, with links to the other talks and the agenda.  Summary: AM: Dodd Frank is a big failure, we need a big fix. PM: We'll get it to work with little fixes here and there. I posted the text of my talk earlier.

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