Category Archives: Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve Education Bernanke Talk

Bernanke took questions from teachers at the Federal Reserve Board. Note video is down and on the extreme right. One question was how do they teach savings with interest rates so low. Bernanke said interest rates were low … Continue reading

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Bernanke Praised Beaglehole Tenney Double Decay Model in 2004

Ben Bernanke praised the two factor mean reverting model first proposed by Beaglehole and Tenney in 1991.  The history of this model is sketched below. Of course, basic financial theory implies that a link does exist between short-term interest … Continue reading

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