Donald Kohn Archive

Vice Chair Kohn on fiscal expansion

[Skip to the end] Yes, he’s got that part very right!!! >   On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 11:06 PM, Roger wrote: >    >   Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Donald Kohn: >    >   Interactions between Monetary and Fiscal Policy in the Current Situation >    >   [I]n the current weak economic environment, a fiscal expansion may be much ...Read More

Fed communications

If conveying information is considered important for market function, why not just say it clearly and directly in a targeted announcement? Kohn Says Fed Is Trying to Signal When Views Shift `Materially’ 2008-01-05 11:15 (New York) By Scott Lanman and Steve Matthews (Bloomberg) Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Donald Kohn said the central ...Read More

Second Look at Kohn Speech

‘People can misinterpret almost anything so that it coincides with views they already hold. They take from art what they already believe.’ -SKubrick Went through Kohn’s speech again and still don’t see it the way the markets do. Am I missing something? Financial Markets and Central Banking I thought it might be ...Read More