Nearly a year and a half into the recovery from the Covid recession, it's indisputable that fiscal relief was a success. Not so, after the Great…
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Americans are rightly angry about inflation. A strong labor market is not enough reason to celebrate. But, we are coming out of, not going into the…
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The economist says schools should remain open, but her data aren't convincing.
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2021 began with economists arguing about $1,400 stimulus checks. Americans got them, but they got higher inflation too. Even so, the checks were very…
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Some experts say we need a recession to bring high inflation down. That's incorrect. Their model of the economy and views on what's causing inflation…
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Everyone who got a check last time should get one now. #StimulusChecks2000
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In July we added a 1/2 million jobs on net, wages rose briskly and the unemployment rate fell to its 50-year low. That's a sign of progress.
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New research from Jeremy Rudd, a senior adviser at the Fed, made a stir last week. Inflation expectations might sound like a snoozer. Nope, they're a…
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The Fed raised rates another 75 basis points this week in its aggressive effort to curb inflation. Worryingly, it sees the strength of workers as…
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Globally, Covid-19 continues to jam supply chains. As a result, producers can't keep up with demand, pushing prices higher. Such inflation is not new…
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Expert advice is hard for most people to evaluate. It often takes an expert, and so experts have a duty to explain the science, not lean on their…
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The talking heads who rant about the Fed in the 1970s are dangerously stuck in the past. Instead, we must face the present moment with its challenges…
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