So, you want to be in charge of monetary policy at our country’s central bank? See how it works by taking charge of a simulated economy.
Would You Like to Bring FRBSF Staff and FOMC Meeting Simulation to Your Campus? Now is the Time to Contact Us!
The University Symposium is a program that brings FRBSF staff (including economists) to your campus (at no cost to you) and features an FOMC meeting simulation where your students take on the roles of FOMC members, make a monetary policy decision and debate that decision with a university-wide audience. We are now planning our 2014 events. Please contact us if you are interested in bringing this program to your school or would like more information.
What happens to income that households do not spend? This DataPost considers savings and how deferred spending relates to interest rates and inflation.
Did you miss the live broadcast of Chairman Bernanke’s Town Hall discussion with teachers last week? The video is now available on the Federal Reserve Board’s YouTube channel. Watch Chairman Bernanke’s message for teachers about the history of the Federal Reserve since its inception nearly 100 years ago, and the subsequent Q&A session with K-12 and post-secondary educators who were gathered at Federal Reserve Bank offices across the country.
A concise and interactive tool for exploring the Fed’s history, structure, and responsibilities.