Posts filed under “Think Tank”

Atlanta Fed’s Forecast for 2015 Q1

Category: Economy, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Risk Management for Monetary Policy Near the Zero Lower Bound

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Measuring Inflation Forecast Uncertainty

Measuring Inflation Forecast Uncertainty Edward Knotek, Saeed Zaman and Todd Clark Cleveland Fed, 2015-03 | 3.20.2015     Download pdf The federal funds target range has been zero to one-quarter percent since late 2008. But a number of signs suggest that change may be drawing near. In their projections made for the March 2015 meeting, all…Read More

Category: Inflation, Think Tank

Life Happens While You’re Not Paying Attention

Kind of like the Supreme Court. You vote for some guy who says he’ll lower your taxes, but the truth is this President gets to appoint a Supreme Court justice who serves for life and when a case comes up long after the exec is gone, you find out that the court is tilted in…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Technology, Think Tank

Benchmark Revisions Paint a Brighter Picture of (Most of) the Regional Economy Jason Bram and James Orr Liberty Street Economics, March 20, 2015       Every March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases benchmark revisions of state and local payroll employment for the preceding two years. While employment data are released monthly for all 50…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Think Tank

Category: Think Tank

The Fed — Drunken Coxswain of the SS America

The Fed – Drunken Coxswain of the SS America Paul L. Kasriel The Econtrarian, March 17, 2015     Back on January 25, I penned a piece entitled “The Fed – Lucky or Smart?”. In that commentary I argued that the Fed was managing the supply of total thin-air credit, i.e., the sum of commercial…Read More

Category: Economy, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Category: Think Tank

Transitioning to Alternative Structures for Housing Finance

Category: Think Tank

Category: Consumer Spending, Economy, Think Tank