Macro Musings Podcast: Stephen Williamson On New Monetarism And Neo-Fisherism

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Stephen Williamson is a professor of economics at the University of Western Ontario and formerly served as a vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Today, Steve joins the show to discuss his work on “New Monetarism,” a research agenda emerging out of the monetarist tradition associated with Milton Friedman. David and Steve also discuss “Neo-Fisherism,” a counterintuitive view that higher interest rates may actually lead to higher inflation.

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David Beckworth is an assistant professor of economics at Texas State University. He is the author of Macro and Other Market Musings.
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