Case | HBS Case Collection | January 2004

Macroeconomic Policy and the State of the U.S. Economy, 2003

by David A. Moss

Abstract

Based on excerpts from Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan's testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on July 16, 2003, as well as economic data that were available to Chairman Greenspan at the time. Taken together, the text and data provide a survey of the U.S. economy and the major challenges that U.S. economic policymakers faced in 2003.

Keywords: Macroeconomics; Banks and Banking; Policy; Housing; Data and Data Sets; Problems and Challenges; Urban Development; United States;

Citation:

Moss, David A. "Macroeconomic Policy and the State of the U.S. Economy, 2003." Harvard Business School Case 704-030, January 2004.