Would GAO Audits Really Hamper Fed?

Sloan, Steven
December 2009
American Banker;12/3/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 216, p1
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The article examines legislation proposed by U.S. Representative Ron Paul which would subject the Federal Reserve Board to audits conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Board chairman Ben Bernanke opposes the legislation on the grounds it would compromise the central bank's autonomy.


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