"We’re at the limits of our understanding of how monetary policy affects the economy," says...

|By:, SA News Editor

"We’re at the limits of our understanding of how monetary policy affects the economy," says Jeffrey Lacker, the most persistent internal Fed critic of its uber-easy policies, with 13 out of 24 dissents at FOMC meetings. "Just throwing money at the economy is unlikely to solve the problems that are keeping a 55-year-old furniture worker from finding a good competitive job."