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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Oct 18, 2021

Peter Conti-Brown is a legal scholar and financial historian at the University of Pennsylvania and is a nonresident fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution. Peter’s scholarship focuses on the legal and historical issues of the Federal Reserve system, and he rejoins Macro Musings to talk about the many facets of Fed governance. David and Peter specifically discuss the Federal Reserve’s recent trading scandal, the Fed Chair nomination process, the central bank’s role in fighting climate change, and much more.


Transcript for the episode can be found here.


Peter’s Twitter: @PeterContiBrown

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Related Links:


*Technocratic Pragmatism, Bureaucratic Expertise, and the Federal Reserve* by Peter Conti-Brown and David Wishnick


*Restoring the Promise of Federal Reserve Governance* by Peter Conti-Brown,it%20was%20designed%20to%20be.


Peter Conti-Brown on *Restoring the Promise of Federal Reserve Governance*:


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