Deliberating American Monetary Policy:
A Textual Analysis

(A) Videos relating to textual analysis in Schonhardt-Bailey, Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis.

Legend for colours and names of thematic classes in Videos 1 and 2
Class 1   (red) Populist Attack on Fed/Greenspan (B. Sanders)
Class 2   (light green) Volcker Defending Anti-Inflation Stance (give & take; speculative)
Class 3   (dark blue) Fiscal Policy
Class 4   (yellow) Fed's Regulatory Activity
Class 5   (pink/magenta) Q & A Format (Process); Mixed Substance
Class 6   (turquoise) Monetary Aggregates
Class 7   (lavender) US Real Economy
Class 8   (brown) MCs Prompting Fed Chair on Non-Monetary Issues
Class 9   (dark green) Capital Inflows, Exchange Rate, Current Account Deficit

Video 1: "House Composite, with clouds"

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Video 2 "House Composite, no clouds, with some keywords"

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(B) 3 Dimensional Graphs of Composite House of Representatives Hearings on Monetary Policy Report (1976-2008).

Legend for colours and names of thematic classes in Videos 1 and 2
Class 1   (red) World Economy & US External Balance (Trade & Current Account)
Class 2   (light green) Bank Regulation & Banking Industry Structure
Class 3   (dark blue) Q & A Format (Volcker trying to define limits of Fed's knowledge / role)
Class 4   (yellow) Fed Appointments & Relationship between Fed, Congress & Administration
Class 5   (pink/magenta) Education, Training & US Competitiveness (Labour Market)
Class 6   (turquoise) Fiscal Policy
Class 7   (lavender) Monetary Aggregates & Objectives of Monetary Policy
Class 8   (brown) US Real Economy
Class 9   (dark green) Criticism of Fed for failing to support growth (D. Riegle)

Video 3: "Senate Composite, with clouds"

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Video 4 "Senate Composite, no clouds, with some keywords"

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(C) Videos relating to textual analysis in Schonhardt-Bailey, Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis.
(D) 3 Dimensional Graphs of Composite Senate Hearings on Monetary Policy Report (1976-2008).
(E) Videos relating to Schonhardt-Bailey, "Looking at Congressional Committee Deliberations from Different Perspectives: Is the Added Effort Worth It?" (Web appendix to Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis).
(F) These are corresponding 3D images of thematic clusters of Senate Hearings on Monetary Policy Report (1976-2008), using T-Lab software.


Video 5 "Senate composite 9 clusters TLab"

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Video 6 "Senate composite 9 clusters-b TLab"

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19th Century British Data

(used in "Ideology, Party and Interests in the British Parliament of 1841-1847," BJPS, 33(October 2003): 581-605, and in From the Corn Laws to Free Trade: Interests, Ideas, and Institutions in Historical Perspective (MIT Press, 2006)

Roll Call Data for 1841-47 Parliament may be obtained from LSE Research Online
(Requires SPSS)

These debates may be obtained from LSE Research Online
Click here to obtain these debates

For all British Parliamentary debates and papers, see:

(1) House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
(2) Hansard 1803-2005

For more 19th Century British data please follow these links:
British Parliamentary Divisions on Repeal of the Corn Laws, Including Party Affiliation of Members of Parliament and Constituency Characteristics, 1832-1846
Distributions of Individuals by Type of Occupation for 54 Cities in Britain in the 1820s and 1840s - Buy from Amazon

For an on-line version of the 1846 debates on Repeal, see:
The Battle for Native Industry”
Here to the open library version and also the pdf link

19th Century Germany Data

Roll Call Votes and Constituency Socioeconomic Interests, relating to article 'Parties and interests in the 'marriage of iron and rye'. British Journal of Political Science, 28 (2). pp. 291-330'" : See LSE Research Online.

http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/39504


Excel Format just click on the file to open and view


Click here to see the Dictionary for the German Data