How Federal Reserve Bank Presidents Ensure “Main Street” is Represented in Monetary Policy

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee conducts monetary policy to promote maximum employment and price stability in the U.S. economy. Monetary policy is made at the national level, but it’s important that policy reflects the economic voices beyond Washington, D.C., and Wall Street. The November issue of Page One Economics explains how Federal Reserve Bank presidents ensure the voices of “Main Street” are reflected in monetary policy decisions.

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Education Level: 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: AP Economics Economics
Concepts: Federal Reserve System-structure Federal Reserve System-functions Monetary Policy
Resource Types: Publication Lesson
Languages: English
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