Audit the Federal Reserve?
AbstractAn independent institute for monetary statistics is needed in the United States. Expanded Congressional audit would be a second best alternative, but would not fully address the needs and would carry risks.
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Date of creation: 26 Feb 2010
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Federal Reserve; data institute; audit; GAO; monetary aggregation; index number theory;
Other versions of this item:
- William Barnett, 2010. "Audit the Federal Reserve?," WORKING PAPERS SERIES IN THEORETICAL AND APPLIED ECONOMICS 201001, University of Kansas, Department of Economics, revised Jan 2010.
- C82 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data; Data Access
- E01 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General - - - Measurement and Data on National Income and Product Accounts and Wealth; Environmental Accounts
- E50 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - General
- E41 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Demand for Money
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ACC-2010-02-05 (Accounting & Auditing)
- NEP-ALL-2010-02-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBA-2010-02-05 (Central Banking)
- NEP-CDM-2010-02-05 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-MAC-2010-02-05 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-MON-2010-02-05 (Monetary Economics)
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