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Perturbation Methods for Markov-Switching DSGE Models

Andrew Foerster, Juan Rubio-Ramírez, Daniel F. Waggoner, and Tao Zha
Working Paper 2014-16 (August)
Examining structural shifts in the economy, the authors propose a methodology that constructs high-order approximations to the solutions of certain types of macroeconomic models. They use two examples to illustrate the tractability of their methodology.

Annual Report Asks: Where Are the Jobs?

The Atlanta Fed's annual report, now available online, tells a vivid story of the 2013 labor market. Readers can interact with a variety of dynamic elements—including short, informative videos and interactive charts—to learn all about the labor market.

Liquidity Premia, Price-Rent Dynamics, and Business Cycles

Jianjun Miao, Pengfei Wang, and Tao Zha
Working Paper 2014-15 (August)
House prices have fluctuated more widely than house rents in the last 25 years. The authors develop a model that assesses the empirically important role that price-rent fluctuations play in the business cycle.

The Atlanta Fed in the Modern Era

A quarter century ago, the Atlanta Fed presented the first 75 years of its history. Discover our commemoration of the last 25 years of our history through images, essays, and videos chronicling the Bank’s evolution from 1989 to 2014.

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Dollars and Cents

Fascinating facts about current and historic U.S. money, including security features, how to spot a counterfeit, and more

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This quarterly economic and business magazine features articles on regional, national, and international issues; interviews with subject matter experts; and highlights of regional data and analysis.

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Listen up! In interviews and speeches, experts discuss today's topics in the economy, banking, finance, and more.

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