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    • Essays on Macroeconomics and Forecasting 

      Arai, Natsuki (2014-10-20)
      This dissertation consists of three essays on macroeconomics and forecasting. Central banks have recently engaged in unconventional monetary policies at the zero lower bound, where their forecasts play a crucial role in ...
    • THE FINANCIAL MARKET EFFECTS OF UNCONVENTIONAL MONETARY POLICY 

      Raskin, Matthew David (2014-01-26)
      In late 2008, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)—the committee within the Federal Reserve that sets monetary policy—reduced the target federal funds rate to a range of 0 to ¼ percent. The target range has remained ...
    • Humanism at the Limits: Alienation, Difference, Critique 

      Walker, Drew Carraway (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2013-10-25)
      This dissertation emerges from an analysis of the recent focus on the vulnerability and finitude of human life as an ethical foundation for politics. I argue that this humanist turn reinforces the experience of vulnerability ...