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Norm Obst

Ph.D., Purdue University

Address: 120B Marshall-Adams Hall
Tel: 517.353.5252
Fax: 517.432.1068
E-mail: obst@msu.edu
Web: https://www.msu.edu/~obst/

Curriculum Vitae

  • Financial markets
  • Monetary policy
  • Local government issues
  • Market Concentration, Economic Welfare, and Antitrust Policy (with J. Brock), Journal of Industry, Competition, and Trade, vol 9, 1, (2009), 65-75.
  • Monetary Policy and the Equilibrium Price Level and Inflation Rate, An original chapter within a custom version of Principles of Macroeconomics by R. Frank and B. Bernanke, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill, 2004.
  • Stabilization Policy with an Inflation Adjustment Mechanism, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 92 (May 1978), 355-359, presented, analyzed, and extended, in detail, by A. C. Chiang in Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics, Third Edition (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984), 635-646.
  • Stability in Periodic Markets, The American Economic Review, 61 (September 1971), 638-648.
  • A Connection Between Speculation and Stability in the Foreign Exchange Market, The Southern Economic Journal, 34 (July 1967), 146-149.

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  • “A Quantitative Easing Monetary Policy That Keeps Inflation Expectations Well-Anchored”
  • “On the Importance of Using Both Monetary Aggregates and Interest Rates to Guide Monetary Policy”

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Michigan State University Department of Economics