Archive for November 12th, 2013

Core-econ: A project to reform the undergraduate syllabus

November 12, 2013

Core-econ stands for: Curriculum Open-access Resources in Economics and is an attempt to reform economics teaching. It is funded by INET and the website is here (HT:MR Blog).

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Evolution of Fed – An international perspective

November 12, 2013

The usual cited reasons for foundation of Fed are: Providing an elastic currency and stemming financial panic.

Jeff Lacker of Richmond Fed adds some reasons focusing on international aspects as well. He gave an earlier speech focusing on currency and financial stability reasons..

Lacker says Fed has promoted US role in world economy:

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Comparing a Central bank to Lord Hanuman..

November 12, 2013

Mr Jwala Rambarran, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago has this really interesting speech.

CB of T&T has started celebrating Diwali lately. In addition, this year they celebrate spirit of Lord Hanuman:

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