Economy Matters This podcast, which accompanies the Atlanta Fed’s Economy Matters online magazine, is a monthly series featuring in-depth discussions of topics related to the work of the Atlanta Fed, including economic research, bank supervision and regulation, and the payments system. This podcast, which accompanies the Atlanta Fed’s Economy Matters online magazine, is a monthly series featuring in-depth discussions of topics related to the work of the Atlanta Fed, including economic research, bank supervision and regulation, and the payments system. no en-us http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/ Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta webmaster@frbatlanta.org Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Yes "We Do Find a Meaningful Impact": Novice Driver Restrictions and the Labor Force http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190829-a-conversation-about-uncertainty.aspx Wed, 28 Aug 2019 15:23:00 EST no "We Do Find a Meaningful Impact": Novice Driver Restrictions and the Labor Force States have grown increasingly strict about novice teenage drivers. The Economy Matters podcast talks to an Atlanta Fed economist about the impact of stricter policies on teen labor force participation. 12428DA5-7037-4C33-8D9F-73F76D946CCE teenagers, labor force participation, work force, transportation, Atlanta Fed , macroeconomics, drivers "We Do Find a Meaningful Impact": Novice Driver Restrictions and the Labor Force http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190725-novice-driver-restrictions-and-labor-force.aspx Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 EST no "We Do Find a Meaningful Impact": Novice Driver Restrictions and the Labor Force States have grown increasingly strict about novice teenage drivers. The Economy Matters podcast talks to an Atlanta Fed economist about the impact of stricter policies on teen labor force participation. AA776C8F-72A3-4883-B1D3-B84E61D90920 teenagers, labor force participation, work force, transportation, Atlanta Fed , macroeconomics, drivers "This Threat Appears to Be Growing": A Discussion of Business Email Compromise http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190627-discussion-of-business-email-compromise.aspx Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 EST no "This Threat Appears to Be Growing": A Discussion of Business Email Compromise The techniques involved in defrauding firms through their email are growing in sophistication. The Economy Matters podcast talks to an Atlanta Fed payments expert about ways to combat this form of fraud. B94100FD-29BC-4CF8-B183-E85A6DD5169F payments, fraud, email, compromise, cybercrime, Atlanta Fed "A Puzzle That Everyone Wants to Solve": Discussing the Price-Rent Ratio http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190530-discussing-price-rent-ratio.aspx Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 EST no "A Puzzle That Everyone Wants to Solve": Discussing the Price-Rent Ratio Sometimes an area's rents increase faster than house prices. But sometimes they don't. This podcast episode discusses the price-rent ratio and what it indicates about housing markets. 39E01EE0-DAD7-408D-A0BD-31AC83B94D88 Housing, Atlanta Fed, rents, real estate, macroeconomics, mortgage "Our Habits Are Slow to Change": A Discussion about Payments http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190425-habits-slow-to-change-discussion-about-payments.aspx Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 EST no "Our Habits Are Slow to Change": A Discussion about Payments For southeastern banks, 2018 overall was a year of gradually improving conditions. Cynthia Goodwin of the Atlanta Fed's Supervision, Regulation, and Credit division discusses the past year in banking on the Economy Matters ed health on society. 74C7694F-CD9B-4044-98DA-B14E9A1701B9 Payments, cash, credit, debit, fraud, checks, Atlanta Fed, Retail Payments Risk Forum, payments study, Federal Reserve Speaking Publicly on Privacy: A Conversation about Digital Privacy http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190402-conversation-about-digital-privacy.aspx Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 EST no Speaking Publicly on Privacy: A Conversation about Digital Privacy Safeguarding personal data is a challenge in our digital era. In this special episode of the Economy Matters podcast, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic speaks with Heinz College professor Alessandro Acquisti about the field of privacy economics. 883F7D43-EED3-418F-A752-12D1B64FCC52 Atlanta Fed, privacy, digital, social security,federal reserve bank of atlanta Under Pressure: The Pluses and Minuses of a Hot Economy http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190328-pluses-and-minuses-of-hot-economy.aspx Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 EST no Under Pressure: The Pluses and Minuses of a Hot Economy Does economic history hold any lessons about an economy in a sustained period of full employment? Atlanta Fed economist Julie Hotchkiss discusses her recent research into the question on this episode of the Economy Matters podcast. EB7E6CBF-0B16-4DB2-A7EA-10C1B6E4D9FD Macroeconomics, employment, unemployment, labor force participation, Atlanta Fed, human capital Financial Inclusion Is Very Important--A Conversation about Payments http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190228-financial-inclusion-is-very-important.aspx Thu, 28 Feb 2019 07:00:00 EST no Financial Inclusion Is Very Important--A Conversation about Payments The payments system is continually evolving. Nell Campbell-Drake of the Atlanta Fed's Retail Payments Office talks about the changes, and the Fed's leading role in the payments system, on the Economy Matters podcast. FDA7E51D-91E9-4332-BC98-F2E51FED6346 Payments, retail payments, cash, fintech, Federal Reserve, Atlanta Fed, automated clearinghouse, checks Discussing Southeastern Banking in 2018 http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190131-southeast-banking-2018.aspx Thu, 31 Jan 2019 07:00:00 EST no Discussing Southeastern Banking in 2018 For southeastern banks, 2018 overall was a year of gradually improving conditions. Cynthia Goodwin of the Atlanta Fed's Supervision, Regulation, and Credit division discusses the past year in banking on the Economy Matters ed health on society. 63BDAE50-3A6E-440F-9AE3-D10ADC9C4A85 wages "Health Is Wealth": A Conversation with the U.S. Surgeon General http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/190103-health-is-wealth-conversation-with-us-surgeon-general.aspx Thu, 03 Jan 2019 07:00:00 EST no "Health Is Wealth": A Conversation with the U.S. Surgeon General Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic talks to U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams about the social and economic impact of improved health on society. DDB91126-BB25-4FD7-90F3-AE28250304D6 wages Piecing Together the Wage Puzzle http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/181129-piecing-together-wage-puzzle.aspx Thu, 29 Nov 2018 07:00:00 EST no Piecing Together the Wage Puzzle Wages and their movements offer an important perspective on the macroeconomy. A new episode of the Economy Matters podcast features an Atlanta Fed economist discussing his observations on recent trends. D3864138-9CE4-4F8B-BCE5-440D42814918 wages A Conversation about the Role of Subprime Loans in the Home Price Boom http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/181101-role-of-subprime-loans-in-home-price-boom.aspx Thu, 01 Nov 2018 08:00:00 EST no A Conversation about the Role of Subprime Loans in the Home Price Boom What relationship did the growth of subprime loans have to booming house prices last decade? The Economy Matters podcast talks to two Atlanta Fed economists who researched the question. 0FD46EFA-DF2E-440D-A5ED-FE82035BC6A1 Subprime, mortgages, Atlanta Fed, finance, housing, banking "A Kid Should Have a Fair Shot": A Discussion of Economic Mobility http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/181022-economic-mobility.aspx Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST no "A Kid Should Have a Fair Shot": A Discussion of Economic Mobility Economic mobility is a cornerstone of the American dream. In this special episode of the Economy Matters podcast, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic talks with Harvard University economist Raj Chetty about Chetty's heralded research into economic mobility. D3E920F8-C67E-4293-AA40-DA3BC26DFA11 Atlanta Fed, economic mobility, income inequality, macroeconomics, economic research Its a Really Dramatic Change--A Discussion of the Economics of Food http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/181012-discussion-food-economics.aspx Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST no Its a Really Dramatic Change--A Discussion of the Economics of Food How our food is sourced has changed dramatically over time. In this Economy Matters podcast episode, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic talks with Purdue University professor Jayson Lusk about food production and economics and their impact on people's lives. F605C630-EF5A-4BB3-885F-008C98475DB6 Atlanta Fed, food, economics, macroeconomics, environment, GMO The Risks and Rewards of the Internet of Things http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180927-risks-rewards-of-internet-of-things.aspx Thu, 27 Sep 2018 08:00:00 EST no The Risks and Rewards of the Internet of Things Even as wireless connectivity has transformed our lives, most people are unaware of the potential security risks these interconnected devices pose. The Economy Matters podcast talks to a payments risk expert to discuss the Internet of Things. 59265D4A-1F38-4EB9-9522-93AF7C74480B security, wireless, internet, connectivity, risk, technology, Atlanta Fed, payments "Our Region as a Whole Would Benefit": A Conversation about the Social Determinants of Health http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180830-conversation-about-social-determinants-of-health.aspx Thu, 30 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EST no "Our Region as a Whole Would Benefit": A Conversation about the Social Determinants of Health The Economy Matters podcast talks to Sameera Fazili, an Atlanta Fed researcher who discusses her work on how to improve health outcomes in rural areas. E332DB1D-1D34-47FE-8F1E-65B065395F66 community development, economic development, Atlanta Fed, social determinants, health care, Southeast, health outcomes, access, employment "It's Fascinating to See Those Dynamics": A Conversation about Commercial Real Estate http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180726-conversation-about-commercial-real-estate.aspx Thu, 26 Jul 2018 08:00:00 EST no "It's Fascinating to See Those Dynamics": A Conversation about Commercial Real Estate Commercial real estate is a big business but also a fast-changing one. The Economy Matters podcast talks to an Atlanta Fed expert about new opportunities and new areas of potential concern. B3884976-6D3C-4B65-BD8F-346C6B1C21E3 Real estate, interest rates, disruption, Atlanta Fed, commercial real estate, CRE, supervision and regulation, macroeconomics Where We Live: Social Capital and Migration http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180628-social-capital-and-migration.aspx Thu, 28 Jun 2018 08:00:00 EST no Where We Live: Social Capital and Migration What factors go into where people choose to live? What makes some places more attractive than others? The Economy Matters podcast talks to an Atlanta Fed economist about new research into these questions. 41A89AC8-FAA1-463E-8943-A4BAC930985B Demographics, social capital, Atlanta Fed, migration, mobility, macroeconomics From Buggy Whips to Rideshares: A Discussion of Disruptors http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180531-from-buggy-whips-to-rideshares-discussion-of-disruptors.aspx Thu, 31 May 2018 08:00:00 EST no From Buggy Whips to Rideshares: A Discussion of Disruptors As innovations change the way industries have traditionally operated, "disruptors" have become a fact of life. But are they a recent phenomenon? The Economy Matters podcast discusses disruptors and their impact on our lives. 4289D85F-9A10-464E-B929-27AF6C7C68A7 Atlanta Fed, disruptors, innovation, macroeconomics Immigration in the United States: A Historical Perspective http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180524-immigration-in-united-states-historical-perspective.aspx Thu, 24 May 2018 08:00:00 EST no Immigration in the United States: A Historical Perspective In this special episode of the Economy Matters podcast, economic historian Ran Abramitzky discusses ways he has tried to measure the economic effects of immigration. 66622D9F-4990-40AD-9A66-1F14370049EE immigration, economic history, macroeconomics, Atlanta Fed "It's a Special Job": A Conversation with Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180427-conversation-with-atlanta-fed-president-raphael-bostic.aspx Fri, 27 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EST no "It's a Special Job": A Conversation with Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic In this episode of the Economy Matters podcast, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic discusses matters important to him as Bank president. 6F38244D-46DB-4E14-AD41-E0F0A3B81561 Atlanta Fed, macroeconomics, community and economic development, Southeast, regional economics, employment Teach Your Children Well: The Atlanta Fed and Financial Literacy http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180329-atlanta-fed-and-financial-literacy.aspx Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:55:00 EST no Teach Your Children Well: The Atlanta Fed and Financial Literacy In an increasingly complex financial environment, financial literacy assumes great importance. In the Economy Matters podcast, the Atlanta Fed's director of financial education discusses reaching students and teachers. 7239D0B7-5FE0-4D45-ABFD-7B1D11B80022 Atlanta Fed, financial literacy, education, Financial Literacy Month Paper Delivery: A Conversation about the Atlanta Fed's Cash Operations http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180222-atlanta-feds-cash-operations.aspx Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:55:00 EST no Paper Delivery: A Conversation about the Atlanta Fed's Cash Operations Despite the rise of electronic commerce and the popularity of cryptocurrencies, cash is still king. In this episode of the Economy Matters podcast, Amy Goodman, the Atlanta Fed's cash function director, discusses the role the Fed plays in supplying and distributing cash. AD21151F-706D-497E-A77C-9FC929381A19 Atlanta Fed, cash, Southeast, contingency, Puerto Rico, Katrina Understanding the Atlanta Fed's Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180201-understanding-atlanta-feds-center-for-workforce-development-and-opportunity.aspx Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:55:00 EST no Understanding the Atlanta Fed's Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity Workforce development can take many forms, and its benefits are not always immediately obvious. Stuart Andreason discusses the Atlanta Fed's new Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity in the Economy Matters podcast. 5DB30AD8-D975-41C6-8FE8-69404B2D24AB Employment, labor, workforce development, Atlanta Fed, macroeconomics The Year That Was: Southeastern Banking in 2017 http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/180102-southeastern-banking-in-2017.aspx Tue, 02 Jan 2018 15:55:00 EST no The Year That Was: Southeastern Banking in 2017 For southeastern banks, the overall story in 2017 was one of improving conditions and continued vigilance against cyber attacks. Mike Johnson, head of bank supervision and regulation at the Atlanta Fed, discusses the year in banking on the Economy Matters podcast. B41C8DFD-3D99-43E8-B78B-2DD4B1C21B08 Atlanta Fed, financial innovation, stability, macroeconomics, regulation, oversight A Conversation about the Impact of Social Networks on Economic Outcomes http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/171129-discussion-of-industry-regulation.aspx Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:55:00 EST no A Conversation about the Impact of Social Networks on Economic Outcomes In this special episode of the Economy Matters podcast, Matthew Jackson of Stanford University discusses his research on the impact of social networks on communities and economies with Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic. EC95650E-8C69-4811-8D7A-E21C1C83D46B Atlanta Fed, financial innovation, stability, macroeconomics, regulation, oversight A Conversation about the Impact of Social Networks on Economic Outcomes http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/171109-impact-of-social-networks-on-economic-outcomes.aspx Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:55:00 EST no A Conversation about the Impact of Social Networks on Economic Outcomes In this special episode of the Economy Matters podcast, Matthew Jackson of Stanford University discusses his research on the impact of social networks on communities and economies with Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic. 3B0FC840-A1C9-489C-A33A-10EF520A64AD Atlanta Fed, social networks, technology, psychology, macroeconomics, human capital, communities What's Going On with the Labor Force Participation Rate? http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/171026-unemployments-impact-on-family-welfare.aspx Thu, 26 Oct 2017 11:45:00 EST no What's Going On with the Labor Force Participation Rate? What is the cost of rising unemployment to a family? A podcast episode talks to an Atlanta Fed economist about her new research that seeks to find out. 6388496C-C721-4899-9EDE-B5E97FF95457 Employment, unemployment, labor markets, family welfare, macroeconomics, Atlanta Fed, monetary policy What's Going On with the Labor Force Participation Rate? http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/171010-whats-going-on-with-labor-force-participation-rate.aspx Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:45:00 EST no What's Going On with the Labor Force Participation Rate? What is the financial consequence to people when they lose public health insurance? An episode of the Economy Matters podcast looks at new Atlanta Fed research that attempts to quantify the effects. 8D187146-CFF5-4CAA-9B01-4F5B2149DCF0 Health care, medical insurance, Medicaid, Tennessee, Atlanta Fed, macroeconomics Solutions to Income Inequality Available but Difficult http://www.frbatlanta.org/community-development/feature/2017/12/0913-fazzari-shelton-income-inequality-economy/transcript.aspx Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:00:00 EST no Solutions to Income Inequality Available but Difficult A recent Atlanta Fed Public Affairs Forum discussed the thorny issues surrounding income inequality. This article summarizes the discussion and the proposed but challenging solutions. B3C917C7-4FC4-4853-81C1-1A51AD4F22F8 Public Affairs Forum, Atlanta Fed, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta,Steven Fazzari The Economic Impact on Individuals of Losing Public Health Insurance http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/170831-economic-impact-on-individuals-losing-public-health-insurance.aspx Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:33:00 EST no The Economic Impact on Individuals of Losing Public Health Insurance What is the financial consequence to people when they lose public health insurance? An episode of the Economy Matters podcast looks at new Atlanta Fed research that attempts to quantify the effects.  B25FDA15-9562-4976-B320-C8DB8866C5E3 Health care, medical insurance, Medicaid, Tennessee, Atlanta Fed, macroeconomics Taking the Pulse of Firm Optimism http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/170731-taking-pulse-of-firm-optimism.aspx Mon, 31 Jul 2017 12:20:00 EST no Taking the Pulse of Firm Optimism The Economy Matters podcast looks southeastern firm optimism during the presidential transition. BC1F7306-65C5-47EB-A1BF-760D3CCB60B9 Atlanta Fed, survey, optimism, macroeconomics, forecasting, expectations Special Edition Podcast: Heirs' Property http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/170706-heirs-property.aspx Thu, 06 Jul 2017 10:00:00 EST no Special Edition Podcast: Heirs' Property When grandma dies without a will, property is passed on to her children, and then to each successive generation. Listen to experts discuss the complications of heirs property in a special edition episode of the Economy Matters podcast.  31787289-19F1-4EB0-B98A-F1D020EB791C heirs' property, intestacy, community development, community and economic development, tenancy in common, Economy Matters, Atlanta Fed, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta An Eye on the Future: A Discussion about the Long-term Care Insurance Market http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/170622-discussion-about-long-term-care-insurance-market.aspx Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:00:00 EST no An Eye on the Future: A Discussion about the Long-term Care Insurance Market The Economy Matters podcast talks to Atlanta Fed economists about the long-term care insurance market.  02DFC1A0-CC68-434A-8CE9-DD67E49B2F30 Insurance, demographics, Atlanta Fed, macroeconomics, aging, mortality, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid The Wherefores and Whys of Wages http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/170522-the-wherefores-and-whys-of-wages.aspx Wed, 24 May 2017 10:00:00 EST no The Wherefores and Whys of Wages After an extended period of relative stagnation, wages have been showing signs of growth. This episode of the Economy Matters podcast discusses recent wage trends and how the Atlanta Fed views wage behavior.  1A3E36B1-0E18-457A-9BBC-236DD351A56F Wages, Wage Growth Tracker, Atlanta Fed, macroeconomics, employment Where Will Opportunity Knock? A Discussion of Opportunity Occupations http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/170413-discussion-of-opportunity-occupations.aspx Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EST no Where Will Opportunity Knock? A Discussion of Opportunity Occupations In an era when education's importance in the employment sector has steadily increased, what role do well-paying jobs that don't require a college degree play? An episode of the Economy Matters podcast talks to some Atlanta Fed experts.  4B18B5ED-AF14-4670-A34A-001D15E1E0A6 employment, education, macroeconomics, Atlanta Fed, community development, opportunity occupations A Conversation about the Health Effects of Delinquent Debt http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/170302-health-effects-of-delinquent-debt.aspx Thu, 02 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EST no A Conversation about the Health Effects of Delinquent Debt It's no surprise that carrying unmanageable debt is stressful. But can it also bring adverse health effects? The Economy Matters podcast features an Atlanta Fed economist who looked into the question.  0B220AFA-7E01-44C0-BA9A-87EDEFDF3DE1 podcast, debt, health, Atlanta Fed, credit, mortality, delinquency An Eventful Decade: Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart Looks Back at His Tenure http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/170203-atlanta-fed-president-dennis-lockhart-looks-back-at-his-atlanta-fed-tenure.aspx Fri, 03 Feb 2017 11:13:00 EST no An Eventful Decade: Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart Looks Back at His Tenure After a decade at the helm of the Atlanta Fed, Dennis Lockhart is preparing to step down as president and CEO. In this Economy Matters podcast episode, Lockhart looks back at his time leading the Bank.  0FC52BD0-C795-4F0B-BCA0-D24C813B6DD7 Atlanta Fed, economics, Federal Reserve, FOMC, policymaking, monetary policy, outlook To Fail or Not to Fail? A Discussion of Banking's "Too Big to Fail" Problem http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/170105-discussion-bankings-too-big-to-fail-problem.aspx Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST no To Fail or Not to Fail? A Discussion of Banking's "Too Big to Fail" Problem The problem of financial institutions whose distress would be large enough to imperil the larger economy has vexed policymakers for decades. The Economy Matters podcast looks at some of the challenges involved in solving too big to fail.  2FF36388-50E0-4E95-ADE0-D3949ED27392 Banking, financial institutions, nonbank, too big to fail, TBTF, FDIC, macroeconomics, Atlanta Fed, CENFis, Dodd-Frank Immigration, Offshoring, and Their Effects on U.S. Wages http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/161130-immigration-offshoring-effects-on-us-wages.aspx Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST no Immigration, Offshoring, and Their Effects on U.S. Wages When low-skill immigrants arrive in the United States, and middle-skill jobs are offshored, how are wages affected? An episode of the Economy Matters podcast looks at research into the question.  BF95DAAD-47E3-4AB7-B86A-E8C1FC8BF737 macroeconomics, gross domestic product, international trade, GDP, Atlanta Fed Following the Money: A Discussion of Community Development http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/161027-following-the-money-discussion-of-community-development.aspx Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EST no Following the Money: A Discussion of Community Development Philanthropic grants have become an increasingly important source of revenue for many U.S. communities. A new episode of the Economy Matters podcast looks at a new Atlanta Fed tool to track where these grants go and the trends they depict.  A4873A2F-088D-4942-BD02-11887270AA00 China, macroeconomics, gross domestic product, international trade, GDP, Atlanta Fed ​Examining China's Economy: A Conversation with Atlanta Fed Researchers http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/160922-examining-chinas-economy-conversation-with-atlanta-fed-researchers.aspx Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST no ​Examining China's Economy: A Conversation with Atlanta Fed Researchers The Chinese economy—the world's second largest—is of broad interest to economists and many others, and efforts to better understand it are numerous. This episode of the Economy Matters podcast talks to Atlanta Fed economists who have worked to provide clearer data about China's economy. 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D4BFD621-B00F-47A6-9710-C5679A16804B mortgage, bond, mortgages, signaling, Atlanta Fed, housing, securities, mortgage backed securities, MBS, securitization Coming to Our Census: A Look at the Atlanta Fed's Research Data Center http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/160721-look-at-atlanta-fed-research-data-center.aspx Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:30:00 EST no Coming to Our Census: A Look at the Atlanta Fed's Research Data Center The Atlanta Fed is home to a Research Data Center (RDC), which gives qualified researchers access to data available in few other places. In this Economy Matters podcast episode, Julie Hotchkiss, director of the Atlanta RDC, discusses how the facility enables research that otherwise would not be possible. 99E67BF6-AC45-4F46-A081-877744AD99F0 census, demographics, research, policymaking, economics, Atlanta Fed The Big Dynamism of (Some) Small Metros http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/160623-big-dynamism-of-some-small-metros.aspx Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:30:00 EST no The Big Dynamism of (Some) Small Metros The Southeast's big cities are known around the world, but the region is home to far more small metropolitan areas, each with its own economic characteristics and demographic identity. The newest Economy Matters podcast discusses an Atlanta Fed tool that allows a convenient look at the economies of these cities. DF58F17F-F13E-4A1C-9946-BCBE373C4B96 small metros, Southeast, Community and Economic Development, Southeast, Atlanta Fed, demographics An Expert Explains High-Frequency Trading http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/160602-expert-explains-high-frequency-trading.aspx Thu, 02 Jun 2016 14:30:00 EST no An Expert Explains High-Frequency Trading An unprecedented call for liquidity in the markets after the financial crisis was a factor that led to high-frequency trading, according to an expert from Tradeworx, a financial technology company. Learn more by listening to this episode. 0E8B64D9-9051-437A-9C61-0837D7566480 High-frequency trading, HFT, Tradeworx, Atlanta Fed, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Financial Markets Conference, FMC, financial technology, liquidity, VWAP, bid-offer spread, flash crash The Developing State of Workforce Development http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/160512-developing-state-of-workforce-development.aspx Thu, 12 May 2016 14:30:00 EST no The Developing State of Workforce Development An evolving economy demands workers with evolving skill sets, and training employees to meet new employment demands is an ongoing challenge. The episode discusses trends in workforce development in the Southeast as well as nationally. 89CE2873-145F-474B-ABEF-F53E1E257C13 labor,workforce development,employment,training Peering Into the Payment System http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/160317-peering-into-payment-system.aspx Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:30:00 EST no Peering Into the Payment System The U.S. payment system is experiencing rapidly evolving technological and structural changes. In this episode, two Atlanta Fed experts discuss the Federal Reserve's central role in maintaining a safe and secure system. 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In this Economy Matters podcast, Atlanta Fed economist Will Roberds talks about the rise and fall of the currency and what lessons it holds for today's central bankers. 0C344A62-DE76-4F75-BF21-8419C5AA1BF4 Central banking, open market operations, reserve currency, international trade, OMO, economic history, Europe, European history The Relationship between the Minimum Wage and Rates of Youth Drinking and Driving http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/151015-relationship-between-minimum-wage-rates-youth-drinking-and-driving.aspx Thu, 15 Oct 2015 11:00:00 EST no The Relationship between the Minimum Wage and Rates of Youth Drinking and Driving If a young person gets a raise at work, could the extra money lead to increased reckless behavior such as drinking and driving? A new Economy Matters podcast discusses Atlanta Fed research into the question. 8E716A91-6AA4-4C97-B3D3-10D97859BCE0 Atlanta Fed, economic research, behavioral economics, wages, minimum wage The Government's Conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac http://www.frbatlanta.org/podcasts/transcripts/economy-matters/150917-governments-conservatorship-of-fannie-mae-freddie-mac.aspx Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:30:00 EST no The Government's Conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac When the U.S. housing market swooned in 2008, the housing agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac became distressed and entered into a government conservatorship that was intended to be temporary. In this Economy Matters podcast, Atlanta Fed economist Scott Frame discusses the circumstances leading to the ongoing conservatorship. 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