Thursday, March 22, 2012

Bernanke: "The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis" Part 2

by Bill McBride on 3/22/2012 07:08:00 PM

This is part 2 of 4 of a lecture series on the Federal Reserve. The first lecture (about 1 hour) discussed monetary policy history, the tools and goals of the reserve - and he spent some time on the gold standard.

The second lecture focuses on the Fed from after World War II up to the financial crisis. Here are the slides Lecture 2: The Federal Reserve after World War II. Link to lecture series (Part 3 is next Tuesday).

Video here.