Nov 22, 2021
Markus Brunnermeier is a professor of economics and the director of the Bendheim Center for Finance at Princeton University. Markus is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Markus joins Macro Musings to discuss his new book, titled “The Resilient Society,” as well as his work on safe assets and their implications for inflation. Specifically, David and Markus discuss the implications of the fiscal theory of the price level for inflation, the role of the Fed in stabilizing money markets, what is meant by “resilience” compared to “robustness” in economies, and much more.
Transcript can be found here.
Markus’s Twitter: @MarkusEconomist
Markus’s Princeton profile: https://scholar.princeton.edu/markus/home
*The Fiscal Theory of the Price Level with a Bubble* by Markus Brunnermeier
*The Resilient Society* by Markus Brunnermeier
*What Makes US Government Bonds Safe Assets?* by Zhiguo He, Arvind Krishnamurthy, and Konstantin Milbradt
David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth
David’s blog: http://macromarketmusings.blogspot.com/