“Commentary on Monetary Policy and Financial Stability” (slides), presented at “Challenges to Financial Stability in a Low Interest Rate World,” Annual International Journal of Central Banking Research Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, November 21-22, 2016.
Published as “Leaning Against the Wind: Costs and Benefits, Effects on Debt, Leaning in DSGE Models, and a Framework for Comparison of Results,” International Journal of Central Banking 13 (September 2017) 385-408.
The text is now available of my Comment on “Rules versus Discretion: A Reconsideration,” by Narayana Kocherlakota, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Fall 2016, 41-48.
“Should Monetary Policy Take Financial-Stability Considerations into Account at the ELB?”, panel presentation (slides) at the First ECB Annual Research Conference, “Monetary Policy and Financial Stability in a Low Interest Rate Environment,” Frankfurt, September 28-29, 2016.
Discussion (slides) of Gelain, Lansing, and Natvik: “Leaning against the credit cycle,” Swiss National Bank Research Conference “New Perspectives on the role, instruments and effects of monetary policy,” Zurich, September 23-24, 2016.
“The Recent Swedish Experience of Monetary Policy and Macroprudential Policy,” slides presented at Riksrevisionen (The Swedish National Audit Institution), Stockholm, August 30, 2016.
“Monetary Policy, Financial Stability, and Life at the IMF,” interview in IMF Research Bulletin, June 2016.
Discussion (slides) of Filardo and Rungcharoenkitkul, “Quantitative case for leaning-against-the-wind,” CCBS Research Forum on Macro Finance, Bank of England, London, May 26-27, 2016.
Interview in Svenska Dagbladet, May 23, 2016 (in Swedish)
FOMC April 26-27 minutes on the relationship between monetary policy and financial stability (pp. 2-3):
Most participants judged that the benefits of using monetary policy to address threats to financial stability would typically be outweighed by the costs associated with deviations from the Committee’s employment and price-stability objectives induced by such actions; some also noted that the benefits are highly uncertain.
“The Recent Swedish Experience of Monetary Policy and Macroprudential Policy,” slides presented at Finansbolagens informationsmöte, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, May 20, 2016.
“Promoting Financial Stability: The Roles of Macroprudential and Monetary Measures,” slides for panel presentation at the BoC-CIGI-IMF-PIEE Workshop on “Re-inventing the Role of Central Banks in Financial Stability,” Ottawa, May 5-6, 2016.