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“The Federal Reserve System is a major sponsor of monetary economics research by American economists. I provide some measures of the size of the Fed’s research program (both inputs and published outputs) and consider how the Fed’s sponsorship may directly and indirectly influence the character of academic research in monetary economics. In particular, I raise the issue of status quo bias in the Fed-sponsored research.” Get it here.

“The Federal Reserve System’s Influence on Research in Monetary Economics”
Lawrence H. White
Econ Journal Watch, August 2005.

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