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Fed Expected to Keep Interest Rates Near Zero

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 13:16

Economics Professor Scott Sumner offers insight on the Fed keeping interest rates low. 

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How Fed Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Zero

Wed, 01/23/2013 - 08:52

Economics Professor Scott Sumner provides insight on how the Federal Reserve Bank's recent decisions relate to his framework for nominal GDP targeting and what implications this will have for the U.S. economy. 

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Does Britain’s Austerity Hold Lessons For the United States?

Fri, 01/04/2013 - 11:17

Professor of Economics Scott Sumner is highlighted for his opinion on British fiscal policy in relation to the country's economic weaknesses.

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Make Nominal Spending the New Target

Tue, 01/01/2013 - 14:31

Economics Professor Scott Sumner gives his take on nominal spending in an article he wrote for the Financial Times.

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Breaking Views - Carney Shows Central Bankers Are All At Sea

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 15:09

Scott Sumner, Professor of Economics, is recognized for his enthusiastic endorsement of Nominal GDP targeting in relation to central bankers.

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The Cliff Hangs on the Fed: Why Ben Bernanke Controls the Economy's Fate

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 13:46

Professor of Economics, Scott Sumner, is referenced in a discussion about the fiscal cliff for his insight on what happens when central banks in fiat-money systems try to inflate.

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2012's Global Marketplace of Ideas and the Thinkers Who Make Them

Fri, 11/23/2012 - 16:14

Foreign Policy Magazine lists Economics Professor Scott Sumner as number 15, tied with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, on their list of Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2012 . 

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The Blog That Got Bernanke to Go Big

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 16:20

Professor of Economics Scott Sumner is highlighted for his blog, The Money Illusion where he advocates for targeting nominal GDP, a theory that is gaining popularity among economists across the country and possibly Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. 

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The Blogger Who Saved The Economy

Fri, 09/14/2012 - 14:36

Professor of Economics Scott Sumner is praised by editor Derek Thompson for "saving the economy" as the Fed recently adopted new policy slightly resembling NGDP targeting - a policy Professor Sumner has been advocating for years on his blog The Money Illusion.

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Defining Bernanke's New Fed Target

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 10:42

While explaining the Federal Reserve's recent progress, Economics Professor Scott Sumner is noted for championing rule-based actions that would provide stable expectations and prevent the economy from being jostled by shocks to aggregate demand. 

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