Bernanke on Bernanke

In 2004, reflecting on his role at the Fed, Ben Bernanke said "my thought was that a big part of my contribution would be as an educator, an ideas guy. No one within the Fed has either tried to coordinate me or told me to shut up." He has already earned a reputation for the clarity of his views on such issues as inflation targetting, transparency of decision-making processes, how to get out of deflation and America's payments deficits.

Inflation targets appeal

Bernanke is known as one of the

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