Rocking the Fed’s Boat: The Federal Reserve's Independence is at Risk
Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher(s): Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Series: Hoover Digest
Keywords: Economy; Federal Reserve
Coverage: United States
Following the 2008 global credit and housing crisis it is tempting to empower the Federal Reserve to fix problems in the financial services industry; however, doing so would risk the Fed's political autonomy.