Taking the lord’s name in vain

My paper “Taking the lord’s name in vain: The impact of connected directors on 19th century British banks,” co-authored with Masami Imai, has been published in the January 2016 issue of Explorations in Economic History.  Thanks to the publisher, Elsevier, this article can be freely downloaded until February 10, 2016.

Birdwatching at the Federal Reserve

Read my Oxford University Press blog post on the changing membership of the Federal Reserve’s policy-making body, the Federal Open Market Committee, and the consequences for US interest rates.