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Economic Principals Is Traveling

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SAN DIEGO – Economic Principals is traveling, attending the annual meetings of the Allied Social Science Associations, and not writing this week – not much, anyway. Former Federal Reserve Board chair Janet Yellen, incoming president of the American Economic Association, organized its sessions, including several exploring new departures in supervision in the wake of the 2007-08 financial crisis.  Ben Bernanke, her predecessor in both roles, delivered his presidential address, “Twenty-first Century Monetary Policy.” Emi Nakamura, of the University of California at Berkeley, received this year’s John Bates Clark Medal for having made a significant contribution to the discipline before the