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Suppose a new and more liberal Congress and administration are elected. Their first order of business is to take away the independence of the Federal Reserve System and to force the Fed to greatly expand the money supply. What effect will this have: a. On the level and slope of the yield curve immediately after the announcement? b. On the level and slope of the yield curve that would exist two or three years in the future?

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Suppose a new and more liberal Congress and administration are elected. Their first order of business is to take away the independence of the Federal Reserve System and to force the Fed to greatly expand the money supply. What effect will this have:

  1. a. On the level and slope of the yield curve immediately after the announcement?
  2. b. On the level and slope of the yield curve that would exist two or three years in the future?

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