April-June 1998, Volume 11, Number 2

Volume 11, Number 2 / April-June 1998

Cover Story

Economic Lessons for the Future Explored at Atlanta Fed Conference

Featured Articles

Financial Markets Conference Explores Risk Management
Fed Governor Meyer Examines Exceptional Economic Performance
Edelman Scrutinizes Recent Welfare Reform Efforts

Research Notes

Central Bank Design and Policy Credibility
Atlanta Fed Economist Develops Dynamic Forecasting Model
Risk Management Activity on the Rise

International Focus

Venezuela: The Trouble With Oil

Dollar Index

January-March 1998 Update

Editorial Director
Pierce Nelson

Managing Editor
Lynn Foley

Staff Writer
Jean Tate

Carole Starkey and Kristin Reynolds

Vice President and Public Affairs Officer
Bobbie H. McCrackin

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