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The Challenges of the Fed’s Bid for Transparency

In a Financial Times op-ed, NYU Stern Professors Thomas Sargent and William Silber discuss the US Federal Reserve’s announcement that it would publish views on future interest rates. They explore the potential damages that the Fed may incur in this … Continue reading

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Realism Rewarded

The Economist discusses the work of Nobel Laureates Thomas Sargent of NYU Stern and Christopher Sims of Princeton University. Macroeconomists are widely disparaged for getting most things wrong, but really it is a wonder that they know anything at all. … Continue reading

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NYU’s Sargent Wins 2011 Nobel Prize in Economics

New York University Economics Professor Thomas Sargent, known for work on coordinating monetary and fiscal policy, stabilizing inflation, and fighting unemployment, has been awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Economics. Sargent is one of the world’s leaders in modern economics, … Continue reading

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