EconTalk LIVE: David Beckworth on Monetary Policy and the Great Recession

Policy Forum
May 19, 2016 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Hayek Auditorium

Featuring David Beckworth, Assistant Professor, Economics, Western Kentucky University; Visiting Scholar, Mercatus Center; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; interviewed by Russ Roberts, Host, EconTalk; Research Fellow, Hoover Institution’s Washington branch.

The Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives is pleased to announce another installment of its “live” edition of EconTalk. Join Russ Roberts as he interviews David Beckworth, the author of Boom and Bust Banking: The Causes and Cures of the Great Recession and of the widely read Market Monetarist blog, Macro and Other Market Musings, on the part that the Federal Reserve and other central banks played (and the part they ought to have played) in the Great Recession.

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