Essays about: "the Federal Reserve"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words the Federal Reserve.

  1. 1. Did quantitative easing impact wealth inequality?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Marie-Jacques Georget; [2019]
    Keywords : Quantitative Easing; QE; monetary policy; wealth inequality; the Federal Reserve;

    Abstract : On November 25, 2008, the Federal Reserve initiated what came to be the largest Asset Purchase Program in history1, the Large-Scale Asset Purchase Program, widely known a quantitative easing (QE). When the Federal Reserve in October 29, 2014, announced the end of the program, they held $4.5 trillion worth of assets. READ MORE

  2. 2. Segmenting Observed Time Series Using Comovement and Complexity Measures

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Lee Norgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Time Series; Correlation; Baur Comovement; Kolmogorov Complexity; Tidsserie; Korrelation; Baur Comovement; Kolmogorovkomplexitet;

    Abstract : Society depends on unbiased, efficient and replicable measurement tools to tell us more truthfully what is happening when our senses would otherwise fool us. A new approach is made to consistently detect the start and end of historic recessions as defined by the US Federal Reserve. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do Banks Suffer From Stigmatization In Equity Capital Markets?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Maximilian Pagel; [2018]
    Keywords : Federal Reserve Liquidity Programs; Financial Crisis; Stigma;

    Abstract : This Master's Thesis investigates which effect the Federal Reserve's release of detailed Discount Window transaction data on March 31, 2011 had on the borrowing banks' stock performance. Three sets of event studies indicate that those banks did not experience negative abnormal stock returns, rejecting the hypothesis that, in equity capital markets, there is a negative stigma attached to borrowing under the Discount Window facility. READ MORE

  4. 4. Monetary Policy and Uncertainty : A GVAR Approach

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Larry Tunster; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how both changes in monetary policy and monetary policy uncertainty from the United States Central bank affects 33 countries through various channels - GDP, Inflation, Equity Prices, Exchange rates and long and short interest rates from 1985 to 2016. This study follows a similar approach to Lei and Liu (2015) and Bi and Anwar (2017) who conduct similar research with a focus on the actions of the US Federal Reserve. READ MORE

  5. 5. Setting the Pace of Capitalism - A Post-Keynesian Perspective on Interest and Profits as a Monetary Phenomenon

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Tune Nielsen; [2017]
    Keywords : History of economic thought; post-Keynesianism; monetary theory of interest; endogenous money; Silvio Gesell; John Maynard Keynes; Knut Wicksell; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Financial markets turn all their attention towards the Federal Reserve Bank and the European Central Bank whenever there are the slightest rumors of a change in the policy rate of interest. But why is this rate so important and what is the theoretical basis of its existence in the first place? In modern economic literature theories of interest are rarely explicitly touched upon and interest is often simply taken for granted in most textbooks. READ MORE