Michael D. Bordo

Michael D. Bordo is a Board of Governors Professor of Economics and director of the Center for Monetary and Financial History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is currently a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.


Michael D. Bordo's Books

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The Historical Performance of the Federal Reserve

Author: Michael D. Bordo
ISBN: 978-0-8179-2214-6

The author argues for the importance of monetary stability and monetary rules, offering theoretical, empirical, and historical perspectives to support his case. He shows how an important lesson from the monetary history of the United States and other advanced countries is that the pursuit of stable monetary policy guided by central banks following rule-like behavior produces low and stable inflation, stable real performance, and encourages financial stability.

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The Structural Foundations of Monetary Policy

Edited by: Michael D. Bordo   Editors: John H. Cochrane, Amit Seru
ISBN: 978-0-8179-2134-7

A collection of discussions and presentations from the Hoover Institution’s annual monetary policy conference, this volume discusses long-run monetary issues facing the world economy, with an emphasis on deep, unresolved structural questions. The conference participants explore vital issues affecting the Federal Reserve, the United States’ central bank. They voice concern over the Fed’s independence, governance, and ability to withstand future shocks and analyze the Fed’s monetary policies and growing balance sheet in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

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Rules for International Monetary Stability

Edited by: Michael D. Bordo   Editor: John B. Taylor
ISBN: 978-0-8179-2054-8

Reports on the results of a Hoover Institution conference on the need for a classic rules-based reform of the international monetary system. Five presentations of monetary research projects and two panel discussions focus on the deepening links of international monetary policy regimes, exchange-rate volatility, and international capital flows as well as the next steps for central banks as they assess the results of unconventional monetary interventions.

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