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Research Notes–December 2008


Featuring research published in November 2008

Speeches

Toward a Durable Recovery
Nov. 7, 2008
Dennis P. Lockhart, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, comments on the economy and financial markets, policymakers' actions, and recovery prospects to the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County and the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, in Palm Beach, Fla.

Macroeconomics

Immigration and the Macroeconomy
Working Paper 2008-25
The authors analyze the cyclical dynamics of labor migration in the presence of border enforcement and the role of remittances in smoothing consumption across household members residing in different countries.

Dollar Saw Large Increase in October
The average monthly value for the trade-weighted dollar index of 15 major currencies tracked by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta rose 7 percent in October from the previous month.