Setting the Interest Rate

Marquis, Milton
October 2002
FRBSF Economic Letter;10/11/2002, Vol. 2002 Issue 30, p1
Trade Publication
Describes key features of the U.S. Federal Reserve's operating procedures for setting short-term market interest rates. Ways in which proposed rule changes for discount window borrowing affect the implementation of monetary policy; Economic benefits that are expected to accrue from rule changes; Monetary policy goals of maintaining low inflation and sustainable output growth.


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