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Cocktails and Conversations: How Can the Fed Help Fix the Economy?

Narayana Kocherlakota, Lars Peter Hansen

As president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minnesota from 2009 through 2015, Narayana Kocherlakota was active in setting monetary policy during the financial crisis, recession, and recovery. In conversation with Becker Friedman Institute director Lars Peter Hansen, Kocherlakota discusses the impact of monetary policy and explores the Fed’s evolving role in an uncertain globalized economy.