Scott Sumner

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

3434 Washington Blvd. 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Ideas:
“  I blog about monetary policy at http://www.themoneyillusion.com. My most recent book is The Midas Paradox: Financial Markets, Government Policy Shocks, and the Great Depression (Independent Institute, 2015).  ”

Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

The Great Danes: Cultural Values and Neoliberal Reforms

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jun 2010
Scott Sumner
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 1,497 (13,554)
Citation 3

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Neoliberalism, civic-minded, market reforms

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The Case for Nominal GDP Targeting

Mercatus Research
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Sep 2018
Scott Sumner
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 135 (239,705)
Citation 36

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Federal Reserve, monetary policy, gross domestic product, inflation, money supply, interest rates

3.

The Promise of Nominal GDP Targeting

Mercatus Policy Primer
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Sep 2018
Scott Sumner and Ethan Roberts
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Independent
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nominal GDP, futures markets, prediction markets, policy targets, central banks, policy efficiency, monetary policy, Federal Reserve

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Reforming the Fed’s Toolkit and Quantitative Easing Practices: A Plan to Achieve Level Targeting

Mercatus Special Edition Policy Brief
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 May 2020
Scott Sumner and Patrick Horan
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Independent
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Citation 1

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healthcare, coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, public health, economics, quarantine, economy, economic crisis, Federal Reserve, monetary policy

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Housing Policy, Monetary Policy, and the Great Recession

Mercatus Research Series
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 05 Aug 2020
Scott Sumner and Kevin Erdmann
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and The Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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monetary policy, inflation targeting, market monetarism, Great Recession, global financial crisis, housing bubble, housing supply, bailout, bank regulation, Federal Reserve Board, bank lending, mortgage market

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A Market-Driven Nominal GDP Targeting Regime

Mercatus Research
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Sep 2018
Scott Sumner
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 21 (577,238)
Citation 10

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nominal GDP, futures markets, prediction markets, policy targets, central banks, policy efficiency, monetary policy, Federal Reserve

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Currency Manipulation, Saving Manipulation, and the Current Account Balance

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Scott Sumner
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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currency manipulation, saving, investment, current account balance, real exchange rate