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Inside the Fed Monetary Policy and Its Management, Martin Through Greenspan to Bernanke

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ISBN-10: 0262012499

ISBN-13: 9780262012492

Edition: 2008

Authors: Stephen H. Axilrod

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Stephen Axilrod is the ultimate Federal Reserve insider. He worked at the Fed's Board of Governors for over thirty years and after that in private markets and as a consultant on monetary policy. With Inside the Fed,he offers his unique perspective on the inner workings of the Federal Reserve System over the last fifty yearswriting about personalities as much as policybased on his knowledge and observations of every Fed Chairman since 1951. Axilrod's discussion focuses on how the personalities of the various chairmen affected their capacity for leadership. He describes, for example, Arthur Burns's response to political pressure from the Nixon White House, and Paul Volcker's radical shift to…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/6/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Stephen H. Axilrod worked from 1952 to 1986 at the Board of Governors of the Federal ReserveSystem in Washington, D.C., rising to Staff Director for Monetary and Financial Policy and StaffDirector and Secretary of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed's main monetary policy arm.Since 1986 he has worked in private markets and as a consultant on monetary policy with foreignmonetary authorities. He is the author of The Federal Reserve: What Everyone Needs toKnow.

Overview of Policy Management and Managers
In Bill Martin's Time
Arthur Burns and the Struggle against Inflation
The Miller Interlude
Paul Volcker and the Victory over Inflation
The Greenspan Years and After
The Fed and Its Image
Summing Up and Looking Ahead