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A Look Inside Two Central Banks: The European System of Central Banks and the Federal Reserve System (ICPSR 1278)
Principal Investigator(s): Pollard, Patricia S., Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
In 1998 the European Central Bank (ECB) became the world's 173rd central bank. The Eurosystem, with its structure of national central banks and the ECB, is similar to the Federal Reserve System, with its District Banks and Board of Governors. However, important differences exist in the way the two systems operate. This article compares the organization and tasks of the two central banks by examining differences in their monetary policy frameworks, specifically focusing on the goals, tools, and policymaking process. In addition it examines the independence, accountability, and transparency of these central banks.
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Pollard, Patricia S. A Look Inside Two Central Banks: The European System of Central Banks and the Federal Reserve System. ICPSR01278-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2003-06-05. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01278.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01278.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: central banks, European Central Bank, Eurosystem, Federal Reserve System, monetary policy, policy making
Geographic Coverage: Europe, United States, Global
Data Collection Notes:
(1) The file submitted is the data file, 0301ppd.txt. (2) These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.
Original ICPSR Release: 2003-06-05
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