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First Quarter 2013

Federal Reserve

When Talk Isn't Cheap

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Federal Open Market Committee meeting calendars, statements, and minutes

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Lacker, Jeffrey M. "Economic Outlook." Speech to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce's Annual Economic Outlook Conference, Charlotte, N.C., Dec. 17, 2012.

Plosser, Charles I. "Good Intentions in the Short-Term with Risky Consequences for the Long-Term." Speech to the Cato Institute 30th Annual Monetary Conference – Money, Markets, and Government: The Next 30 Years, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2012.

Swanson, Eric T. "Have Increases in Federal Reserve Transparency Improved Private Sector Interest Rate Forecasts?" Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking. April 2006, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 791-819. (Paper available online by subscription).

Swanson, Eric T. and John C. Williams. "Measuring the Effect of the Zero Lower Bound on Medium- and Longer-Term Interest Rates." Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2012-02, January 2013.

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