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The Most Innovative Economies In The World
Cancer research, meat alternatives, and smart home technologies are among the major developments of our time.
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Debt Servicing Burden Of U.S. Households
Going into the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. households cost of servicing debt and other financial obligations has been trending at historical lows.
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Continued Gradual Improvement In Consumer Expectations In June 2020
While consumers overall remain less optimistic about earnings growth, income growth, and job finding expectations compared to the pre-COVID-19 environment, some indicators showed considerable improvements in June.
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Municipal Debt Markets And The COVID-19 Pandemic
In March, with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, the market for municipal securities was severely stressed: mutual fund redemptions sparked unprecedented selling of municipal securities, yields increased sharply and issuance dried up.
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Supply Versus Demand: Unemployment And Inflation In The COVID-19 Recession
COVID-19 is an unusual combination of supply and demand shocks. These shocks propagate through supply chains, causing different sectors to become demand-constrained or supply-constrained.
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Seven In 10 Firms Sought Financial Help During The COVID-19 Crisis
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a shockingly large and swift impact on the U.S. economy since mid-March.
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Betting On India
5 years ago
I am a foreigner who lives in India about 6 months a year. there is a theory that a ship runs smoother if all rowers are rowing in the same direction - even if it is wrong. At this point Rajan is the rower trying to move the ship in the opposite direction. It is significantly easier to slow an economy down than speed it up - in fact, i see no evidence from anywhere in the world that monetary policy can be used to accelerate an economy. Rajan's policies are a brake on the indian economy.
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