1. For example, suppose the Fed were required to conduct monetary policy for holding the unemployment rate below 4%, the goal specified in the Humphrey-Hawkins Act. in this case, what implications would this have for the economy?
2. For example, the statutes of the recently established European Central Bank state that its primary objective is to keep price stability. How does this differ from that of the Fed? What significance does it have for monetary policy?
3. For example, do one think the Fed should be given a clearer legislative mandate concerning macroeconomic goals? If so, what should it be?