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Anecdotes help Fed to steer the economy

William Poole () and Howard Wall ()

The Regional Economist, 2002, issue Oct., 12-13

Abstract: Formal data don't tell policy-makers everything they need to know about the economy. The Federal Open Market Committee also pays attention to anecdotes gathered from the front lines of business.

Keywords: Monetary policy; Federal Reserve System (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
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