5.2 Discussion

After reviewing the unit materials, please post and respond to the following topics on the course discussion board. Feel free to start your own related posts and respond to other students' postings as well. 

Discuss the Fed's independence from government? Why is it important for the central bank to be independent from government? What is the outcome in other countries whose central bank is controlled by the government? Do you think the U.S. Federal Reserve has too much influence and power over the U.S. economy?