Eric T. Swanson Mt Rainier
Welcome Research Curriculum Vitae Perturbation AIM

Citations in the Popular Press and Economics Blogs

8/12/20:   Brookings Up Front, “The Fed’s Review of Its Monetary Policy Strategy—and What Brookings’ Scholars Have to Say about It,” Dave Skidmore.
8/11/20:   FiveThirtyEight, “What Economists Fear Will Happen without More Unemployment Aid,” Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux.
4/12/19:   The Grumpy Economist, “Perpetually Wrong Forecasts,” John Cochrane.
5/22/17:   Business Insider, “The Fed's Actions Speak Louder than Its Words, Which Is Why Bond Buying Is Here to Stay,” Pedro Nicolaci Da Costa.
5/1/17:   Bloomberg News, “Fed's Cut in Bond Holdings May Be Messier Than Yellen Hopes,” Rich Miller.
11/10/14:   Seeking Alpha “Did The Monetary Policy Environment Change In 2011?” Scott Sumner.
10/29/14:   Real Time Economics, The Wall Street Journal, “The Fed Favors Guidance over Bond Buys,” Pedro Nicolaci Da Costa.
4/6/14:   Econbrowser, “The Effectiveness of Unconventional Monetary Policy,” James Hamilton.
10/31/13:   Bloomberg News, “Yalies Yellen, Hamada Put Tobin Twist Theory to Work in QE,” Rich Miller.
5/8/13:   The Heritage Foundation: Research Reports, “Research Review: Zero Lower Bound Interest Rates,” Salim Furth.
1/29/13:   The Wall Street Journal (editorial) “Fed Policy Is a Drag on the Economy,” John Taylor, p. A15.
8/8/12:   Econbrowser, “The Federal Reserve’s Maturity Extension Program and Treasury Debt Management,” James Hamilton.
7/24/12:   FT Alphaville, The Financial Times, “The Academics on QE... for Now,” Cardiff Garcia.
2/15/12:   Econbrowser, “Measuring the Consequences of the Zero Bound Constraint,” James Hamilton.
2/14/12:   Reuters, “Fed Hasn’t Silenced Markets, Williams Says,” Ann Saphir.
2/6/12:   Bloomberg News, “Fed Twists Yields for McDonald’s Record Low Rate: Credit Markets,” Zeke Faux and Mary Childs.
1/29/12:   Econbrowser, “Inflation Expectations and the Fed,” James Hamilton.
10/25/11:   The Washington Times (editorial), “This Twist Doesn’t Have the Right Moves,” Stephen R. Cunningham.
10/3/11:   Financial Times, “Fed’s Operation Twist Signals Deep Concern,” Vince Heaney, FTfm p. 24 (back page).
9/25/11:   Bloomberg News, “Bernanke’s Operation Twist May Be Undermined by Geithner’s Long Bond Sales,” Rich Miller.
9/24/11:   Barron’s (editorial), “Twisting the Night Away,” Thomas G. Donlan.
9/23/11:   Econbrowser, “Effects of Operation Twist,” James Hamilton.
9/23/11:   Seeking Alpha, “The First Operation Twist and S&P 500 Behavior,” J.J. McGrath.
9/22/11:   Bloomberg News, “Fed Signals It May Ease Policy Further Amid ‘Significant’ Risks to Outlook,” Joshua Zumbrun and Scott Lanman.
9/21/11:   National Public Radio, “Fed’s ‘Operation Twist,’ Explained in 4 Easy Steps,” Jacob Goldstein.
9/21/11:   The Boston Globe, “FOMC Announcement Preview: Here’s Bernanke’s Angles,” Wall St. Cheat Sheet.
9/21/11:   Bloomberg News, “Fed Will Lengthen Maturity of Securities in Bid to Cut Rates,” Scott Lanman.
9/21/11:   Bloomberg News, “Treasury 30-Year Bonds Rally on Fed’s Plan to Buy Longer-Term Securities,” Cordell Eddings and Daniel Kruger.
9/21/11:   Bloomberg News, “Treasury 10-Year Yields Touch Record Low Before Fed Statement,” Cordell Eddings and Susanne Walker.
9/21/11:   The Wall Street Journal (editorial), “The Fed ‘Twist’ That Won’t Dance,” David Malpass, p. A19.
9/19/11:   Roubini Global Economics, “September FOMC Meeting: A Twist Won’t Cut It,” Prajakta Bhide and Tetiana Sears.
9/19/11:   Bloomberg News, “Dealers Add Treasuries in Biggest Buying Spree Since ’07,” Daniel Kruger and John Detrixhe.
9/15/11:   The Wall Street Journal, “The Fed Considers Whether to Twist Again,” David Wessel, p. A5.
9/10/11:   The New York Times (Sunday), “Let’s Twist Again, Like We Did in ’61,” Jeff Sommer, p. BU5.
9/8/11:   Seeking Alpha, “Europe Is Closer Than It Will Admit to a U.S.-Style ‘Operation Twist’,” Erwan Mahe.
8/19/11:   CNN Money, “Bernanke’s Last Resort: Start Dancing?” Paul R. La Monica.
8/10/11:   Fox Business, “Is the Fed Going to Revive JFK’s Operation Twist?” Elizabeth MacDonald.
8/5/11:   CNBC, “Bernanke May Borrow from JFK, Use ‘QE3’ to Buy Longer-Dated Treasuries,” John Melloy.
7/13/11:   Econbrowser, “Evaluating Quantitative Easing Using Event Studies,” James Hamilton.
4/25/11:   Bloomberg News, “Fed Paper Finds Links Between Bond-Buying, Kennedy-Era’s ‘Operation Twist’,” Vivien Lou Chen.
4/25/11:   Dow Jones Newswires, “Operation Twist Points to QE2 Potency,” Michael Derby.
4/2/11:   The Economist, “Twisted Thinking: JFK and Quantitative Easing,” p. 70.
3/22/11:   Seeking Alpha, “Is 6.6% Inflation Possible?” Eric Falkenstein.
3/18/11:   Free Exchange (at, “Is the Treasury Undermining QE?” Greg Ip.
3/18/11:   Brad DeLong’s Grasping Reality, “Eric Swanson: Let’s Twist Again,” Brad DeLong.
1/23/11:   Econbrowser, “The Fed’s New Policy Tools,” James Hamilton.
8/6/09:   Econbrowser, “Pricing of Interest Rate Risk in Fed Funds Futures Contracts,” James Hamilton.
12/13/08:   San Francisco Chronicle, “Experts Try to Forecast the Economy’s Direction,” Tom Abate, p. C1.
2/26/08:   Economist’s View, “Accounting for the Bond Yield Conundrum,” Mark Thoma.
1/8/08:   Beginner’s Greek: A Novel, James Collins, p. 321.
9/27/07:   The Wall Street Journal, “Rate Cuts: Cheer or Jeer?” Justin Lahart, p. C1.
9/25/07:   Econbrowser, “More Troubles for Housing,” James Hamilton.
9/20/07:   Econbrowser, “Forward Rates and Inflation Expectations,” James Hamilton.
8/4/07:   Econbrowser, “Interpreting Fed Funds Futures,” James Hamilton.
7/20/07:   Economist’s View, “FRBSF: What We Do and Don’t Know About the Term Premium,” Mark Thoma.
7/12/07:   Econbrowser, “Are Your Inflation Expectations Well-Anchored?” James Hamilton.
4/9/07:   Economist’s View, “Explicit Inflation Targets and Anchored Expectations,” Mark Thoma.
4/3/07:   Bloomberg News, “U.S. Price Expectations Not Completely Anchored, Fed Paper Says,” Vivien Lou Chen.
12/20/06:   Econbrowser, “The Term Premium and Reduced Volatility,” James Hamilton.
11/13/06:   Econbrowser, “The Yield Curve and the Term Premium,” James Hamilton.
11/2/06:   Econbrowser, “Federal Reserve Policy and Mortgage Rates,” James Hamilton.
10/31/06:   Econbrowser, “Accuracy of Futures Prices As Predictors of the Fed Funds Rate,” James Hamilton.
10/19/06:   Dow Jones Newswires, “Lower Bond Term Premium Stimulative,” Steven Beckner.
8/15/06:   Economist’s View, “Would an Inflation Target Help?” Mark Thoma.
8/11/06:   Bloomberg News, “U.S. Has Room to Improve Inflation Expectations,” Vivien Lou Chen.
8/11/06:   Reuters News, “SF Fed Study Lauds Benefits of Inflation Targets.”
12/15/05:   Le Monde, “La Fed laisse entrevoir une pause dans la hausse des taux d’intérêt,” Cécile Prudhomme, p. 16.
11/21/05:, “Targeting Inflation,” Oxford Analytica.
5/20/05:   The Globe and Mail, “Trio Proves the Weight Greenspan’s Words Carry,” John Partridge, p. B2.
5/19/05:   CNN Money, “Fed Words Speak Louder than Actions?”
5/19/05:   Reuters News, “U.S. Fed Words as Effective as Actions—Paper.”
2/22/05:   Reuters News, “Is U.S. Inflation Target Behind Low Bond Rates?” Mike Dolan.
1/5/05:   Dow Jones Capital Markets Report, “This Isn’t a Realm Where Talk is Cheap,” John Connor.
9/20/04:   Macroblog, “When the FOMC Talks, People (Apparently) Listen,” David Altig.
7/11/04:   The New York Times (Sunday), “How the Futures Market Can Miss the Mark on Rates,” Jonathan Fuerbringer, p. C7, col. 1.
2/11/04:   Dow Jones International Newswire, “Fed Study Links Better Rate Forecasts to Transparency,” John Connor.
11/20/03:   Financial Times, “Inflation Target ‘Would Prevent Swing in Rates.’,” Alan Beattie, p. A2, col. 1 and mention on A1.
11/19/03:   Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste, “Studie der US-Fed stellt Vorteile von Inflationszielen Heraus,” Peter Trautmann.
11/19/03:   Dow Jones International Newswire, “Citing UK Success, US Fed Study Backs Inflation Target,” Joseph Rebello.
9/17/02:   Reuters News, “Fed Funds Futures Best Near-Term Fed Guide—Study.”
8/18/02:   The New York Times (Sunday), “When the Fed Shifts Rates, Is It Telling Its Secrets?” Daniel Altman, p. C4, col. 5.
Working Papers
Published Papers
Research Papers by Topic
Conference Discussions
Citations in Academic Journals
Citations in the Popular Press
Citations by Policymakers