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The concern stems from a misguided fear that tariffs and a potential trade war will raise inflation more than they hurt growth. "Tariffs and other protectionist measures do not create inflation, they just lead to a temporary increase in the price level," writes Roberto Perli, a former Federal Reserve economist who is now a ...
Adecade after the global financial crisis, policymakers worldwide are still assessing how best to prevent bank failures from tanking the economy again. Two recent publications--one from the US department of the treasury, and another by Federal Reserve economists--provide an indication of where we are.

Australian consumer price inflation (CPI) has been below the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) 2-3% annual target for more than two years, helping to explain why it isn't lifting interest rates like policymakers at the Bank of Canada, Bank of England and US Federal Reserve. Economists expect that trend ...
A decade after the global financial crisis, policymakers worldwide are still assessing how best to prevent bank failures from tanking the economy again. Two recent publications — one from the US Department of the Treasury, and another by Federal Reserve economists — provide an indication of where we ...
Colorado's marijuana industry is booming and boisterous, but the burgeoning business sector is a mere blip on the state's broader employment and revenue picture. Denver-based economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City this week published a snapshot of the marijuana industry's economic ...
If a student wants to study macroeconomics in college, it would be difficult to find a better “real world” instructor than a Federal Reserve economist. Over the past decade, a dedicated group of faculty members in Emory's Department of Economics has transformed a friendly but informal relationship with the ...

Despite tough banking rules put in place after last decade's housing crash, the mortgage market again faces the risk of a meltdown that could endanger the US economy, warn two Berkeley Haas professors in a paper co-authored by Federal Reserve economists. The threat reflects a boom in non-bank ...
Two economists from the Federal Reserve have weighed in on the cryptocurrency space, answering a wide range of questions. While some of these questions were simple in nature, others were more deeply involved. These economists are Michael Lee and Antoine Martin. They are economists in the New ...
Two recent publications — one from the US department of the treasury, and another by Federal Reserve economists — provide an indication of where we are. The US treasury report examined whether to replace the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act's regulator-led process for resolving failed mega-banks — the ...
... A decade after the global financial crisis, policymakers worldwide are still assessing how best to prevent bank failures from tanking the economy again. Two recent publications – one from the US Department of the Treasury, and another by Federal Reserve economists – provide an indication of where we ...
Federal Reserve economists noted in a November blog post that outstanding subprime auto debt, as defined by FICO scores under 620, was about $300 billion. That's nearly 10 times the size of Pennsylvania's state budget. Subprime car loans comprise 24 percent of the $1.2 trillion in outstanding auto ...
Consider first the implications of the change in the unemployment forecast. Begin by viewing the changes in the 2018 forecast in the framework described by San Francisco Federal Reserve economists Fernanda Nechio and Glenn Rudebusch. Using the equation. Funds rate revision = neutral rate revision ...
Within the market for Treasuries, Federal Reserve economists have estimated that post-recession Treasury purchases have suppressed the yield on the 10-year by between 0.85% and 1%. With the 10-year's current yield of 2.37% (as of 12/4/17) practically unchanged since the Fed's September 2017 ...
Considering her tenure at the Federal Reserve, economists said that having a woman in that role had brought about a more representative approach to monetary policy, even if Ms. Yellen did not emphasize an agenda intended to advance the interests of women. Several academic studies, for example, ...
Tomorrow the Senate Banking Committee will begin and likely complete a markup vote of S2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. Our opposition letter. While the bi-partisan bill does not take a bludgeon to consumer protection, as the Financial Choice Act passed by ...
Mr. Trump has also nominated Marvin Goodfriend, a former Federal Reserve economist and current Carnegie Mellon University professor, for a spot on the central bank's board of governors. Mr. Goodfriend has argued the importance of the central bank's willingness to raise interest rates to prevent inflation ...
Nellie Liang, former director of the Fed's Office of Financial Stability Policy and Research. Jay Mallin. John Kehoe AFR Woodcut. Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus. by John Kehoe. Soaring house prices are vulnerable to a sharp downturn that would damage the local economy if Chinese buyers ...

One wants to always be careful not to overinterpret any jobs report — the numbers are noisy in the monthly data. But when a number pops out that makes sense in terms of both theory and empirical evidence, it's time to take note. In this spirit, note that the African-American unemployment rate hit 6.8 percent ...
With inflation now spiraling out of control, projected to hit 2349.3% in 2018 by two Federal Reserve economists (and Bloomberg going much further stating ... shortages of food, medicine, electricity and other necessities are causing riots and political instability,” write St Louis Federal Reserve Economist Ana ...
In fact, rigorous research by Federal Reserve economists shows that black unemployment, along with the black/white gap is highly cyclical, meaning that what we're seeing here is what we'd expect in year nine of an economic expansion with a labor market closing in on full employment. What about wage ...
Ford taught economics at universities and was a Federal Reserve economist before joining the automaker in 1961, where he spent the rest of his career. He worked his way up to president of Ford Credit in 1977 and chairman in 1980. He was named a Ford Motor Co. executive vice president and president ...
Maryland's labor market is doing very well, a Federal Reserve economist said, although crime in Baltimore seems to be hampering business for restaurants and hotels. In Maryland, the unemployment rate remains below the national average. And while finding qualified workers has been a challenge for ...
Considering her tenure at the Federal Reserve, economists said that having a woman in that role had brought about a more representative approach to monetary policy, even if Ms. Yellen did not emphasize an agenda intended to advance the interests of women. Several academic studies, for example, ...
Many of the wealthy individuals who receive a tax cut, though, will not spend more money, so it is likely that merely half of the tax cuts will go back into the economy, said Joseph Gagnon, a former Federal Reserve economist who is now a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
What might frustrate Federal Reserve economists watching over inflation is still a boon to US consumers, who have flocked to Amazon and comparable e-commerce sites in droves. Sure, moderate inflation is healthy for the economy, and a robust retail sector is probably better than one that's been hollowed ...
The harvest in Iowa is nearly over and now farmers face an agricultural economy which has stabilized, but has yet to rebound. Economists with ...
(Omaha) -- The harvest in Iowa is nearly over and now farmers face an agricultural economy which has stabilized, but has yet to rebound.
... which are based on student presentations, the final round consists purely of questions from Federal Reserve economists and staff members.
Four Federal Reserve economists, writing in 2015, called this metric "a better predictor than GDP itself of GDP growth for the next quarter.
Commentary by Jeffrey Bergstrand, former Federal Reserve economist, finance professor and concurrent economics professor at the University ...
Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart, died in 1992. Little did he know he would be remembered in certain quarters as a kind of corporate ...
And, in the words of The Wall Street Journal, Federal Reserve economists found the 2003 tax cut “was a dud when it came to boosting the stock ...
Last year a study by a Federal Reserve economist estimated that totally eliminating the mortgage interest deduction would cause the average ...
Last year a study by a Federal Reserve economist estimated that totally eliminating the mortgage interest deduction would cause the average ...
The book is designed to supplement the data and analyses already used by Federal Reserve economists to access economic conditions in 12 ...
“Last year a study by a Federal Reserve economist estimated that totally eliminating the mortgage interest deduction would cause the average ...
Last year a study by a Federal Reserve economist estimated that totally eliminating the mortgage interest deduction would cause the average ...
Maryland's unemployment rate is at its lowest level since before the Great Recession, and a Federal Reserve economist said it could go even ...
House prices face China exodus risk, says former top US Federal Reserve economist. Share; Share via Email · Share on Google Plus · Post on ...
DALLAS -- Chairman Christi Craddick met with leadership at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Dallas Fed) this week to discuss this year's ...
For years, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco saw its lack of gender diversity as an unfortunate byproduct of the system of which it was ...
Tomorrow the Senate Banking Committee will begin and likely complete a markup vote of S2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. Our opposition letter. While the bi-partisan bill does not take a bludgeon to consumer protection, as the Financial Choice Act passed by ...
Mr. Trump has also nominated Marvin Goodfriend, a former Federal Reserve economist and current Carnegie Mellon University professor, for a spot on the central bank's board of governors. Mr. Goodfriend has argued the importance of the central bank's willingness to raise interest rates to prevent inflation ...
Maryland's job numbers for October were "uneven" and showed "pockets of weakness," but a Federal Reserve economist said a boom in ...
Last year a study by a Federal Reserve economist estimated that totally eliminating the mortgage interest deduction would cause the average ...
The Federal Reserve economists didn't elaborate on what caused the widespread gains, but they did note that the unemployment rate has ...
Federal Reserve economists worry that the central bank may have a hard time lowering interest rates when future economic crises arise.
An earlier study done by Federal Reserve economists in Washington suggested three possibilities, as summarized by The Economist ...
An earlier study done by Federal Reserve economists in Washington suggested three possibilities, as summarized by The Economist ...
In August, the state's unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, the lowest it has been since May 2008. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a ...


 

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