Comments on “Monetary Policy Flexibility: Solution or Problem?” by W Poole

Comments by William White on William Poole’s session prepared for the First International Research Conference, “Challenges to Central Banks in the context of the Financial Crisis” sponsored by the Reserve Bank of India , February 2010)

While the title of this session implies a focus on crisis management, the author has complemented such considerations with a number of comments on crisis prevention. I will indulge myself by doing the same.