Monetary Hawks and Doves

ARTICLE - In an article from the Ludwig von Mises Institute Mark Thornton, a senior fellow of the Mises Institute, suggests that differences occur in the propensity for Fed governors to be given the tag of either dove or hawk on their FOMC voting habits. These differences occur because of differences in the backgrounds of the respective governors.

If people are pro war, they are referred to as "hawks"; if they are pro peace, they are called "doves."

Interestingly, these monikers are also used

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