ERIC Number: ED460921
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Inside the Vault, 2001.
Inside the Vault, v6 n1-2 Spr/Fall 2001
This "Inside the Vault" newsletter contains two issues. Issue 1 contains a lead article, "Reading the Fed's Playbook," a question-and-answer section, and a bulletin board. The Federal Reserve's primary mission is to ensure that enough money and credit are available to sustain economic growth without inflation. The article explains the Federal Reserve's monetary policy actions and provides recent history about the Fed's actions. The question-and-answer section focuses on gender wage discrimination. The newsletter contains an economic snapshot of the first quarter of 2001. Issue 2 contains an article, "The Cycling Economy," a question-and-answer section, and a bulletin board. The article considers whether the U.S. economy is growing or whether it is in a recession. The question-and-answer section focuses on the "yield curve," asking what it is and what causes it to be inverted. The section also asks about long-term interest rates. The newsletter contains an economic snapshot of the third quarter of 2001. (BT)
Descriptors: Economics, Economics Education, Government Role, Interest (Finance), Monetary Systems, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Wages
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, MO.