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Residual Seasonality and Monetary Policy

Posted August 24, 2015

Recent discussion has suggested that official real GDP data are inadequately adjusted for seasonal fluctuations. A similar pattern also affects the published data for a key inflation measure. Still, residual seasonality in output and inflation statistics is unlikely to mislead Fed policymakers or adversely affect the setting of monetary policy.

Measuring the Effects of Monetary Policy on House Prices and the Economy

Measuring the Effects of Monetary Policy on House Prices and the Economy

Posted August 19, 2015

Presentation to Bank Indonesia–BIS Conference on “Expanding the Boundaries of Monetary Policy in Asia and the Pacific”
Jakarta, Indonesia


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FedViews: August 13, 2015

Posted August 17, 2015

Michael Bauer, senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, states his views on the current economy and the outlook.

FOMC Statement

Posted June 17, 2015

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement

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