Podcast: Kathy Bostjancic on Priorities for the Fed in 2021 and Beyond

Kathy Bostjancic, Chief US Financial Economist at Oxford Economics and joins Macro Musings from George Mason University to discuss the outlook for monetary and fiscal policy in 2021 as well as in financial markets.

Kathy examines the prospects for Fed policy and personnel under the Biden Administration, immediate concerns facing the Fed as the COVID pandemic continues into 2021, what steps the Fed can take to make their new average inflation targeting (AIT) framework credible and how large scale asset purchases have impacted asset prices and the real economy.

Listen to the full interview below. 

Topics: United States, Monetary policy, Federal Reserve, US economy, Biden, Fiscal policy, US Media Coverage