要求聯儲局改變2%通脹目標的學者聯署信

上週有多達22名知名經濟學者聯署,呼籲聯儲局考慮改變其2%的通脹目標。以下為有份聯署的22名學者:

Dean Baker
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Laurence Bell
Johns Hopkins University
Heather Boushey
Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Josh Bivens
Economic Policy Institute
Brad DeLong
University of California, Berkeley
Tim Duy
University of Oregon
Joseph Gagnon
Peterson Institute
Narayana Kocherlakota
University of Rochester
Lawrence Mishel
Economic Policy Institute
Manuel Pastor
University of Southern California
William Spriggs
Howard University
Mark Thoma
University of Oregon
Valerie Wilson
Economic Policy Institute
Justin Wolfers
University of Michigan
Gene Sperling
Obama Administration Economist
Joseph Stiglitz
Columbia University
Jared Bernstein
Obama Administration Economist
David Blanchflower
Dartmouth College
Jason Furman
Peterson Institute
Mike Konczal
Roosevelt Institute
Marc Jarsulic
Center for American Progress
Michael Madowitz
Center for American Progress

Prominent Economists Question Fed Inflation Target

在這封致主席Yellen及聯儲局理事會的聯署公開信中,他們指近年美國的均衡利率明顯在金融海嘯後有所下降,這令聯儲局就算將利率降至零息仍無法有效地提高經濟的總體需求。因此,他們認為聯儲局有需要重新審視2%的通脹目標是否仍然合適。聯署信中建議,聯儲局可以考慮成立一個有廣泛代表性、具專業知識、透明度及有公信力的委員會,去審視通脹目標的合適程度,及作出相應的政策建議。

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