Posts filed under “Think Tank”

Understanding Exchange-Traded Funds: How ETFs Work

Category: ETFs, Think Tank

Is Economics Research Replicable? “Usually Not”

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Should U.S. Monetary Policy Have a Ternary Mandate?

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Economic Data Misperceptions in Political Discourse

Category: Economy, Politics, Really, really bad calls, Think Tank

HR 1266 Supporters

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Investor Sophistication and Capital Income Inequality

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John Oliver vs. Lorne Michaels

Who has the best farm team, Lorne Michaels or Jon Stewart? The latter is retired, but he spawned Stephen Colbert and John Oliver. Who has Lorne hatched for us lately? NOBODY! But Lorne controls the media, he’s the King of New York! But there’s a new emperor in town. Welcome to 2015 where there’s so…Read More

Category: Humor, Television, Think Tank

Crisis Chronicles: Defensive Suspension and the Panic of 1857

Crisis Chronicles: Defensive Suspension and the Panic of 1857 Thomas Klitgaard and James Narron Liberty Street Economics October 02, 2015       Sometimes the world loses its bearings and the best alternative is a timeout. Such was the case during the Panic of 1857, which started when a prestigious bank in New York City…Read More

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Charles Evans: Thoughts on Leadership and Monetary Policy

Thoughts on Leadership and Monetary Policy Charles Evans Marquette Leadership Forum in Milwaukee, WI., September 28, 2015       Thank you, President Lovell for that kind introduction. Before I begin, I should note that my commentary reflects my own views and does not necessarily represent those of my colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) or…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Long-Term Interest Rates: A Survey

Category: Think Tank