The case for federal reserve independence includes

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64) The case for Federal Reserve independence includes the idea that A) a politically insulated Fed would be more concerned with long-run objectives and thus be a defender of a sound dollar and a stable price level. B) a Federal Reserve under the control of Congress or the President might make the so-called political business cycle more pronounced. C) the principal-agent problem is perhaps worse for the Fed than for congressmen since the former does not answer to the voters on election day. D) only (A) and (B) of the above. Answer: D 65) The case for Federal Reserve independence does not include the idea that 83 66) The case for Federal Reserve independence does not include the idea that 67) Advocates of Fed independence fear that subjecting the Fed to direct presidential or congressional control would 68) Advocates of Fed independence fear that subjecting the Fed to direct presidential or congressional control would A) impart an inflationary bias to monetary policy. B) force monetary authorities to sacrifice the long-run objective of price stability. C) make the so-called political business cycle less pronounced. D) do all of the above. E) do only (A) and (B) of the above. Answer: E 69) Supporters of the current system of Fed independence believe that a less autonomous Fed would
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