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US labour market and monetary policy: current debates and challenges

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  • L. Ferrara.
  • G. Sestieri.

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The labour market is central to the conduct of US monetary policy. The authors analyse current discussions within the Fed and the challenges it faces.

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  • L. Ferrara. & G. Sestieri., 2014. "US labour market and monetary policy: current debates and challenges," Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 36, pages 111-129, winter.
  • Handle: RePEc:bfr:quarte:2014:36:06
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    Keywords

    United States; monetary policy; labour market;
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    JEL classification:

    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • E37 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications

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