Podcast: Macro Waves
Central banks: current objectives and the issues they raise 2/26/2020

In this podcast, we look at central banks policy objectives, which sometimes differ. The ECB’s top priority is to meet its inflation target, whereas the Fed is targeting both inflation and full employment. These objectives raise several questions: how can we measure inflation and full employment? How do central banks set their targets? And what instruments can be used to attain them? We will also see how central banks must deal with a constantly changing economic environment.

TRANSCRIPT // Central banks: current objectives and the issues they raise : February 2020

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