TITLE

Would GAO Audits Really Hamper Fed?

AUTHOR(S)
Sloan, Steven
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
American Banker;12/3/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 216, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
45582064

 

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