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Fed Considering Changing Its Strategy to Target NGDP

Thu, 10/27/2011 - 13:52

The Federal Reserve considers strategy changes that originate from TheMoneyIllusion, a blog created by Scott Sumner, an Economics Professor at Bentley University.

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What Is NGDP?

Thu, 10/27/2011 - 11:51

Economics Professor Scott Sumner, and author of the popular blog TheMoneyIllusion, is highlighted for being an early advocate of NGDP targeting, an economic strategy that is now gaining support.

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Targeting Nominal Growth: A Policy for Stagflation?

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 08:27

Professor of Economics Scott Sumner is credited for popularizing the concept of NGDP targeting which is now being widely embraced in the field of economic strategy.

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The Real Central Bank Target Is Not Inflation

Tue, 10/18/2011 - 12:37

Economics Professor Scott Sumner's economic theory about central banks' inflation target is proposed to the Adam Smith Institute, a UK policy institute supporting free market economy.

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A Quick Guide To The Hottest New Idea To Save The US Economy

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 10:30

Economics Professor Scott Sumner, who also authors the popular blog TheMoneyIllusion, is highlighted for his unorthodox, but increasingly popular, view on economy policy.

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Getting Nominal

Wed, 10/19/2011 - 13:28

Economics Professor Scott Sumner is noted for his "market monetarist" outlook on the economy.

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NGDP Targeting, The Hot New Monetary Craze That Just Might End The Downturn

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 13:11

Washington Post Blogger Ezra Klein focuses on "NGDP Targeting" and highlights Bentley Economist Scott Sumner for being among the first to tout the economic strategy.

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Why Did Republicans Turn Against the Fed?

Tue, 09/27/2011 - 09:38

Professor of Economics Scott Sumner comments on the Republicans' clash with the Federal Reserve.

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Deflation Fears are Back

Mon, 09/26/2011 - 03:15

Professor of Economics Scott Sumner warns consumers that, although prices may seem attractively low during a time of economic deflation, it can hurt them more than it helps them by weakening the overall economy.

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Dissecting the Mind of the Fed

Sat, 08/27/2011 - 13:19

Professor of Economics and well-known monetary blogger Scott Sumner, is highlighted by New York Times reporter David Leonhardt as a "big-name economist" and addresses how the Fed should aid the US economy.

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