Role of the Federal Reserve

Allan Meltzer talked about the history of the Federal Reserve, including the rationale for creating it, its composition and structure, how… read more

Allan Meltzer talked about the history of the Federal Reserve, including the rationale for creating it, its composition and structure, how its role has evolved in the American financial and monetary system, and recent concerns that it has grown too powerful. Dr. Meltzer also discussed the record and philosophy of current Chair Ben Bernanke, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jan 6, 2010

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  • Jan 06, 2010 | 9:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 06, 2010 | 6:23pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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