Bernanke Welcomes Students Competing in Economics Contest

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke welcomed college students to an annual competition the central bank hosts where teams from five different schools will give presentations on monetary policy.

Bernanke did not discuss the outlook for monetary policy or the economy in his remarks. Speaking in Washington, Bernanke said he will “be looking forward to the solutions that these groups come up with.”

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