I plan to write a blog posting around the time of each FOMC meeting so that instructors can discuss key issues about monetary policy in class.
If you use CourseMate, you can get these blogs along with questions that you can assign to your students.
March The Fed Is Out of Patience
September Now Is the Time to Start the Normalization Process
January A Happy New Fed Year
February Farewell to Chairman Bernanke
April Dodd-Frank Has Teeth
May Ten Key Issues Facing New FOMC Members
July Better Economic Models for the Fed
August An Inflationary Scenario
January Monetary Policy and the Fiscal Challenge
March The FOMC Stands Pat
June Quantitative Easing Continues, But Markets Fret
August Monetary Policy, Driven by Data
September Will the Fed Reduce Quantitative Easing?
November Quantitative Easing Continues
January The Fed's Interest Rate Projections
March Good Labor Market News
April Unemployment Claims Down, Inflation Rising
June Employment Data in Real Time
August Unemployment and Educational Attainment
September Bernanke Justifies Fed Action
December More Quantitative Easing on the Way