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Chair the Fed

1/1/2016

Focus: Infographic

Play and see if you have what it takes to be in charge of monetary policy

Chair the Fed is a web game that allows players to be in charge of the monetary policy at a central bank. Their job is to set monetary policy to achieve full employment and low inflation. Throughout the game, players must adjust the Fed fund rates. Either to raise or cut funds. By raising the funds, it will reduce inflation and increase unemployment. On the contrary, when cutting funds, it will increase inflation and decrease unemployment. Depending on how each person manages the rate, the outcomes will vary.

Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco