Sarah Binder

Brookings Institution

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Sarah Binder is a senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and a professor of political science at George Washington University. A contributor to The Monkey Cage blog, she is co-author of the forthcoming book, The Myth of Independence: How Congress Governs the Federal Reserve.

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