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Economists Leo Krippner and Michelle Lewis test their macro-financial vector autoregression model against "traditional" macroeconomic models. They deal with the zero lower bound using the concept of a "shadow" rate, a hypothetical rate that would hold if a central bank could cut rates below the ...
WASHINGTON -- Business economists say they are optimistic that tax cuts and increased government spending will accelerate economic growth over the next two years. The latest survey by the National Association for Business Economics projects that the economy will grow 2.9 percent this year.
Yes, but: Economists are ringing alarm bells that a recession may soon follow. Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics' chief economist, told Bloomberg that 2020 is a "real inflection point." In the short-term, some economic forecasters believe the American economy will experience historically low unemployment and rising ...
Business economists are confident about growth in the U.S. economy this year, according to a new survey. The National Association for Business Economics projected the economy will expand 2.9 percent in 2018, compared to a 2.5 percent projection in December. "NABE Outlook panelists are ...
Global economists and executives from Apple Inc.'s Tim Cook to BlackRock Inc.'s Larry Fink gathered in Beijing this weekend against the backdrop of a brewing trade war, after US President Donald J. Trump slapped tariffs on Chinese goods affecting more than $50 billion worth of products. The stakes are ...
Australia's main stock index is on Monday poised to drop below 5800, its lowest point since October, amid nervousness about a potential global trade war. Mark Schiefelbein. by; John Kehoe · Timothy Moore. Australia's main stock index is on Monday poised to drop below 5800, its lowest point since ...
But it appears that a potential solution may not be too far in sight, and this one has come from the economists. Saga has been referred to as the 'thinking person's cryptocurrency.' A bold project in creating a stable coin, the cryptocurrency will work by being tied to reserves – a basket of fiat currencies – held ...
Business economists are expressing optimism that tax cuts and increased government spending will accelerate economic growth over the next two years. The latest survey by the National Association for Business Economics projects that the economy will grow 2.9 percent this year. That would be the best ...
The National Transformation Programme (NTP) is a real reflection of Malaysia's current firm economic situation, economists said. FILE PIC. By ZARINA ZAKARIAH - March 24, 2018 @ 5:03pm. KUALA LUMPUR: The National Transformation Programme (NTP) is a real reflection of Malaysia's current firm economic situation, ...
In a two-week span, U.S. President Donald Trump ordered up an array of tariffs against numerous countries, blocked Chinese takeovers of U.S. companies and sought new restrictions on future Chinese investment. Economists are warning that the world is on the verge of an all-out trade war, featuring ...
World-renowned economists and executives were in Beijing on Saturday for the annual China Development Forum. Speaking with CNBC, many of those leading voices addressed rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China, discussing the possible impacts of a trade war. "I don't think we've ...
This week Economy Hub talked to BERL chief economist Ganesh Nana about what well-being actually means to economists. Nana outlined the " four capitals" approach that will determine Treasury's approach to economic policy: financial capital, human capital, natural capital and social capital (including ...
EDINBURGH — Internationally respected economists have decided to develop a cryptocurrency that gets around the high risks and volatility of Bitcoin and other tokens. Set to become available by the end of the year, Saga could easily become a hit – not only among cryptocurrency devotees but among ...
(AP) - Economists say Wyoming experienced its largest population drop since 1989 during the second half of the recent fossil fuel downturn. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday say that by mid-2017, about 8,300 more people had moved out of Wyoming than ...

At first glance, it seems like an unlikely pairing: How could economists conceivably help decipher what caused the public health crisis in Flint, Michigan, in 2014-15? Statistical analysis, that's how. Sammy Zahran, an associate professor in Colorado State University's Department of Economics, calls it ...
In the years following the financial crisis, it became easy for Wall Street to ignore projections from the Federal Reserve. Relying on models built from data describing much less significant recessions, Fed economists consistently overestimated the speed at which the economy would recover and the pace at ...
Over a Third of Economists Push Back Timing of BOJ's Stimulus Exit: Reuters Poll. March 21 ... TOKYO (Reuters) - More than a third of economists polled by Reuters this month have pushed back their forecasts for when the Bank of Japan will exit its super-easy stimulus, pointing to concerns about the yen's ...
The announcement by Moody's Investors Service of the result of its scheduled review of SA's sovereign credit rating is the economic story of the week, and most economists are in agreement that the country will avoid a downgrade. A big factor that would have worked in SA's favour is the February budget, ...
Dozens of the world's top economists have called on the US to pull back from a trade war, warning that it will have ruinous consequences for the country and the wider world economy. President Donald Trump's aluminium and steel tariffs will hurt far more Americans than they will help, Chicago Booth ...
It was March 2007, China's legislature was wrapping up its annual session and Premier Wen Jiabao was about to speak at the closing press conference. The economy was seeing double-digit growth, a consumer class was rising and Beijing was soon hosting its first Olympics — there was every reason for ...
In a new study, economist Mickey Levy included a chart illustrating the inaccuracies of Federal Reserve economic forecasts. Levy is with Berenberg Capital Markets and a member of the Shadow Open Market Committee. The chart shows the Fed's year-ahead projections for real GDP (gray bars) and actual ...
In response to such assumptions or accusations, some of the world's leading economists are attempting to explain #WhatEconomistsReallyDo. This is an important effort. But I think this discussion is also a great opportunity for economists to reflect on their own prejudices, in particular those regarding other ...
Given economists' reputation for disagreement, it's a bit of shock to see complete unanimity in this week's IGM survey of 43 leading American economists conducted by the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. Panel members answer a policy question roughly twice a month. The statement they ...
Dr. David Henderson, an economist and long-time professor at the Naval Postgraduate School, contends that economists played an important role. The case illustrates how academic research can shape public policy, hopefully for the better. Let's first consider the economics of a military draft. One argument ...
PRIVATE-SECTOR economists have flagged the threat of a global trade war as the biggest downside risk for Singapore's economy, even as they raised their 2018 growth forecast for the second consecutive time. In the Monetary Authority of Singapore's quarterly survey of professional forecasters, out on ...
The quip is designed to highlight an important truth: that most areas of empirical and theoretical economics are contested, to a greater or lesser extent. In most surveys you can rely on at least some conflicting opinions stemming from putting different weight on economic efficiency compared with ...
In response to such assumptions or accusations, some of the world's leading economists are attempting to explain #WhatEconomistsReallyDo. This is an important effort. But I think this discussion is also a great opportunity for economists to reflect on their own prejudices, in particular those regarding other ...
SAN FRANCISCO >> The Bay Area job market will outperform the nation during 2018, but skyrocketing housing prices might imperil the region's economy, two economists said Monday. “The Bay Area is defying gravity,” Jerry Nickelsburg, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, said during a conference ...
Reuters Poll: Swiss National Bank Looks Set to Follow ECB's Lead - Economists. March 13, 2018, at 8:21 a.m. ... All 35 economists questioned by Reuters said the central bank would keep its target range for the benchmark interest rate at minus 1.25 percent to minus 0.25 percent. None of them predicted a change until ...
Is there really light at the end of the austerity tunnel, as the Chancellor claims? Economists aren't sure. Josie Cox Business Editor; @JosieCox_London; Tuesday 13 March 2018 13:45 GMT. Click to follow. The Independent Online. Many City commentators agree that there was little to cheer in Mr Hammond's statement ...
Happy Monday, MarketWatchers! Make sure your week is off to a great start by reading these personal finance stories. I paid my boyfriend's rent and bills to improve his credit score — then he bought a house without telling me. This New Jersey woman wonders whether her partner is using her for a ...
It's a scene all too familiar in American households: Debt piling up, with no end in sight. Household debt is soaring. It grew in the fourth quarter of 2017 at the fastest rate since the fourth quarter of 2007 before the financial crisis, in large part because of a boom in auto sales, according to the Federal Reserve ...
But economists at Barclays Bank warn that this “Goldilocks” scenario — solid, steady economic expansion, but not so fast as to ignite inflation — could reverse in the aftermath of Trump's tariff announcement. The tariffs aren't the main problem. S&P Global Ratings notes that the United States last year ...
Payne and Barnett have written a book about their weight loss journey: “The Economists' Diet.” They say their philosophy, which they adopted from behavioral economist Dan Ariely, applies their knowledge about economics to mindful eating. “There's a glut of food, we're eating too much,” Payne tells NBC ...
Economists, by contrast, can't even agree on why the last financial crisis happened, let alone what we should do to prevent the next one – and that's despite the fact that we wrote the rules of finance ourselves. Real sciences make progress. Economics, on the other hand, seems to go round and round in ...
February Jobs Report Was So Good, It Caught Many Economists Off Guard ... ARNOLD: Economists say still having so many workers in the wings is a big part of what's been keeping wage growth overall pretty sluggish for millions of American workers. After an uptick a month ago, wages in this report ...
“We need to promote quality research and energy role models so that we attract and train the new generation of energy economists,” says Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Associate Professor, Department of Economics. Roula Inglesi-Lotz who is also the President of the South African Association for Energy Economics ...
Christopher Payne and Rob Barnett are formerly obese economists and the authors of "The Economists' Diet." In explaining how to lose weight, hey recommend using "meta-rules," or guidelines that apply on all occasions, to lose weight. The idea is to minimize decision-making and save yourself some mental energy.
Johannesburg - Recently published statistics on South Africa's consumer price index (CPI) reveal that input costs are stabilising for businesses, while creating an encouraging environment for start-ups. Economists are upbeat that the latest stats predict better times ahead. Dieter von Fintel, a senior ...
A new paper says the consensus view that the Fed's quantitative easing lowered 10-year Treasury yields by 1 percentage point (100 basis points) was overstated. The paper was presented Friday by Wall Street and academic economists at the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum. The Fed late last year began the ...
AMID the name-calling and bluster that mar many fights between economists are a few common tactics. Belligerents may attack the theory used to support a claim, or the data analysis used to quantify an effect. During the debate over President Donald Trump's tax bill, to take a recent example, economists ...
A R50 billion revenue shortfall and R13 billion for free tertiary education have to be covered, probably by raising taxes. New President Cyril Ramaphosa will have to pull a rabbit out of the hat today if the government is to keep budget pain to a minimum for South Africans. When his Finance Minister, Malusi ...
A group of pro-Brexit economists claim to have “comprehensively debunked” Whitehall analysis suggesting the UK is heading for a period of depressed growth after leaving the EU, arguing the government's stated policy will actually lead to growth. The Economists for Free Trade believe Brexit on the basis ...
At first glance, the core insights of economics seem mundane. As something's cost rises, consumers buy less of it. Producing more clothing requires transferring more resources to textile factories and, hence, away from other uses. When Jen buys a pear from Al for a dollar, she does so because she values ...
As the nation's Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba prepares to present the 2018 budget on Wednesday,the economists also want to see a strong rand. “We need to drive growth in this country.” We are struggling along the way in 2017. It's more than 1.8% in 2018. To create job creation, we need to drive growth ...
Robert O'Neill does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University of Huddersfield provides funding as a member of The ...
Yelp data can tell us so much about the cities we live in. It can tell us the best restaurant for dinner, barbershop for a haircut, or even help find a great plumber. A study released today by three Harvard economists uses Yelp data to provide new insights into gentrification at the neighborhood level – an issue ...


 

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