Research Insights http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/ResearchInsights The Research Insights podcast series offers discussions by Atlanta Fed economists and other experts on a variety of topics related to policy issues of interest to the Bank's research department. en-us http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts Federal Reserve Bank Of Atlanta webmaster@frbatlanta.org Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Atlanta Fed Logo http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/podcast_icon.gif http://www.frbatlanta.org/rss/ Education Wage Gap Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/10sep07_hotchkiss.aspx Wed, 08 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EST Although several factors may be at play in the growing wage gap between more- and less-educated workers, recent research shows that the rapid growth of computers has been most influential in increasing the value of more highly educated workers. This podcast discusses the phenomenon referred to as skill-biased technological change. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/resinsights_hotchkiss_100907.mp3 The Economics of Income Inequality: Economic Growth and Incentives Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/10Aug_landsburg.aspx Wed, 11 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EST Steven E. Landsburg, an economics professor at the University of Rochester, discusses the role of economic growth and incentives in society and how economists view human behavior. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/resinsights_landsburg_081010.mp3 Mexico's Financial System in the Wake of the Crisis Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/10June_sinha.aspx Wed, 09 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EST Tapen Sinha, a professor at the Instituto Tecnol&oacute;gico Aut&oacute;nomo de M&eacute;xico (ITAM) in Mexico City and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Georgia State University, describes the changes in Mexico's financial system in the past century, especially since the 1992 passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/resinsights_sinha_060810.mp3 El sistema financiero Mexicano luego de la crisis https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/10June_sinha_espanol.aspx Wed, 09 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EST Tapen Sinha, profesor del Instituto Tecnol&oacute;gico Aut&oacute;nomo de M&eacute;xico (ITAM) e investigador visitante en el Banco de la Reserva Federal de Atlanta y Georgia State University, describe los cambios en el sistema financiero Mexicano durante el &uacute;ltimo siglo, especialmente a partir de la aprobaci&oacute;n del Tratado de Libre Comercio de Am&eacute;rica del Norte (NAFTA) en 1992. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/resinsights_sinha_espanol_060810.mp3 Discussing the 2010 Financial Markets Conference Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/10June_tkac.aspx Mon, 07 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EST Atlanta Fed economist and associate policy adviser Paula Tkac discusses the Atlanta Fed's 2010 financial markets conference, "Up from the Ashes: The Financial System after the Crisis," which examined critical aspects of the remaking of the financial system from both policy and practical perspectives. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/resinsights_tkac_060710.mp3 The Economics of Urban Growth Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/10Mar_glaeser.aspx Thu, 25 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EST Ed Glaeser, professor of economics at Harvard University, discusses the economics of urban growth in Atlanta and the Southeast. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/resinsights_glaeser_032610.mp3 The Costs and Benefits of Short Selling Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/10Jan_short_selling.aspx Fri, 15 Jan 2010 00:00:00 EST Gerald Dwyer, director of the Center for Financial Innovation and Stability at the Atlanta Fed, discusses short selling in the stock market and its costs and benefits. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/resinsights_shortSelling_010610.mp3 The Economics of Traffic Congestion Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/09oct_traffic_congestion.aspx Sun, 25 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EST Ken Small, a professor at the University of California at Irvine, discusses traffic congestion, its toll on the economy, and strategies for mitigating congestion. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/resinsights_small_1009.mp3 The Economics of Water Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/09jun_economics_of_water.aspx Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:00:00 EST Sheila Olmstead, associate professor of environmental economics at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, discusses the economics of water and efforts to foster water conservation. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/ResInsights_Olmstead.mp3 Discussing the Financial Markets Conference Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/09jun_fmc_discussion.aspx Tue, 16 Jun 2009 00:00:00 EST Atlanta Fed economist and associate policy adviser Paula Tkac discusses the Atlanta Fed's recent financial markets conference, titled "Financial Innovation and Crises," which examined turmoil in global financial markets. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/ResInsights_0609.mp3 Explaining the Copenhagen Consensus https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/09mar_explaining_copenhagen_consensus.aspx Tue, 31 Mar 2009 00:00:00 EST Finn Kydland, winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in economics, discusses his involvement in the Copenhagen Consensus, a blueprint for improving living conditions in the developing world. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/ResInsights_0309.mp3 El impacto de los trabajadores indocumentados https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/08aug-espanol_el_impacto_de_los_trbajadores_indocumentados.aspx Fri, 01 Aug 2008 00:00:00 EST La economista investigadora y asesora de política económica del Banco de la Reserva Federal de Atlanta Myriam Quispe-Agnoli presenta la investigación que fue hecha por ella y su colega Julie Hotchkiss sobre los salários acerca de los efectos de los trabajadores indocumentados. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/ResInsights0808.mp3 Financial Market Reforms Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/08jun_financial_mrkt_reforms.aspx Tue, 24 Jun 2008 00:00:00 EST Paula Tkac, Atlanta Fed financial economist and associate policy adviser, discusses financial market reforms following the 2008 Atlanta Fed Financial Markets Conference, which focused on this topic. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/Res_Insights_Tkac0608.mp3 The Impact of Undocumented Workers Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/08mar_undocumented_workers.aspx Wed, 26 Mar 2008 00:00:00 EST Atlanta Fed research economist Julie Hotchkiss discusses the research she and colleague Myrian Quispe-Agnoli conducted on the effects of undocumented workers on wages. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/ResInsights_LaborMarket_032508.mp3 Credit Channel of Monetary Policy https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/07jul_credit_channel_ofmp.aspx Fri, 29 Jun 2007 00:00:00 EST Atlanta Fed Financial Economist and Associate Policy Adviser Scott Frame discusses the credit channel of monetary policy following a June 2007 conference at the Bank. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/ResInsights_CreditChannels.mp3 Credit Derivatives Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/07jun_credit_derivatives.aspx Mon, 04 Jun 2007 00:00:00 EST Paula Tkac, Atlanta Fed financial economist and associate policy adviser, discusses credit derivatives following the 2007 Atlanta Fed Financial Markets Conference, which focused on this topic. http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/ResInsights_Credit_Derivatives.mp3 Fiscal and Monetary Policy Interactions Transcript https://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/researchinsights/07may_monetary_policy.aspx Thu, 17 May 2007 00:00:00 EST Following an Atlanta Fed conference, this discussion on the relationship between fiscal and monetary policy was recorded. Participants: Ellis Tallman, Vice President, Macropolicy group at the Atlanta Fed and Eric Leeper, Director, Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, Indiana University, and a professor of economics. <i>(The views expressed in this podcast are not necessarily those of the Atlanta Fed.)</i> http://atlantafedmedia.org/http/ResInsightsMay07.mp3