Far Away Yet Close to Home: Discussing the Global Economy's Effects

Far Away Yet Close to Home: Discussing the Global Economy's Effects

The globally interconnected economy naturally leads economists to pay close attention to developments far from home, with the goal that their impact here can be anticipated. This macroblog post responds to some questions received at a recent Atlanta Fed public event.
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Oil Markets Offer Few Easy Answers

Oil Markets Offer Few Easy Answers

The many questions surrounding the oil market can be quite slippery, so getting a firm grip on answers is often challenging. But the Atlanta Fed recently held a public forum, one of our ECONversations events, to discuss oil and clarify some issues around it.
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Mississippi River a Vital but Troubled Economic Asset

Mississippi River a Vital but Troubled Economic Asset

If the Mississippi River were a state, it would rank above Alabama in terms of its economy. Experts at a recent Public Affairs Forum at the Atlanta Fed's New Orleans Branch discussed the need to change some fundamental approaches to keep this economic engine running.
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