A Letter to Ben Bernanke

11 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2006

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N. Gregory Mankiw

Harvard University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: February 2006

Abstract

This paper discusses five questions the incoming chairman of the Federal Reserve must ponder as he assumes his new post. How important are monetary rules? Should the Fed adopt inflation targeting? Should he be free with his opinions? Should he be a high-profile public figure? Is it more important to be good or lucky?

Suggested Citation

Mankiw, N. Gregory, A Letter to Ben Bernanke (February 2006). Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2110, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=884223 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.884223

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