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A Conversation with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

Hosted by Markus Brunnermeier, Director, Princeton's Bendheim Center for Finance
January 14, 2021 / 12:30 pm
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On Thursday, January 14, 2021, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell joined Markus Brunnermeier for an online conversation. The following topics were discussed: (1) the new flexible average inflation targeting framework, (2) the possibility of an “inflation whipsaw,” (3) the importance of central bank independence to avoid fiscal dominance and of macroprudential regulation to avoid financial dominance, (4) the difference between the COVID crisis and Great Recession, and (5) various crisis response measures the Federal Reserve employed during the COVID crisis.

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