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Econ 3229 Ch 18

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Econ 3229 ch 18

  
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1.  13. Secondary credit provided by the Fed is designed for: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  8. If the current market federal funds rate equals the target rate and the demand for reserves decreases, the likely response in the federal funds market will be: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  6. Which of the following would be categorized as an unconventional monetary policy tool? 
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B.
C.
D.
4.  19. A good definition for intermediate targets of monetary policy would be: 
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B.
C.
D.
5.  2. Most central banks, including the Fed and the ECB, provide discount loans at a rate: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  17. From 1979 to 1982, the Fed targeted bank reserves as the monetary policy tool. One side effect of this strategy was: 
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B.
C.
D.
7.  7. If the market federal funds rate were below the target rate, the response from the Fed would likely be to: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  16. Which of the following features would characterize a good monetary policy instrument? 
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B.
C.
D.
9.  10. Discount lending ties into the Fed's function of: 
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B.
C.
D.
10.  20. Over the last few decades, central bankers have: 
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B.
C.
D.
11.  5. Which of the following statements is most correct? 
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B.
C.
D.
12.  11. The Fed will make a discount loan to a bank during a crisis: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  18. Which of the following statements is not correct? 
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B.
C.
D.
14.  4. The tools of monetary policy available to the Fed include each of the following, except the: 
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B.
C.
D.
15.  21. The components of the formula for the Taylor rule includes each of the following, except: 
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B.
C.
D.
16.  23. Given the following formula for the Taylor rule: Target federal funds rate = 2 + current inflation + ½(inflation gap) +½(output gap) If the current rate of inflation is 5% and the target rate of inflation is 2%, and output is 3% above its potential, the target federal funds rate would be: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  22. If each of the coefficients in front of the inflation gap and the output gap in the formula for the Taylor rule is 0.5, this implies: 
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B.
C.
D.
18.  12. The types of loans the Fed makes consist of each of the following, except: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  14. Seasonal credit provided by the Fed is not as common as it used to be because: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  9. One reason the target federal funds rate may not equal the actual federal funds rate is because: 
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B.
C.
D.
21.  3. The ways the Fed can inject reserves into the banking system include: 
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B.
C.
D.
22.  1. The focus for most central banks today is: 
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B.
C.
D.
23.  15. The Fed is reluctant to change the required reserve rate because: 
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B.
C.
D.
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