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LMCI suggest the level of activity declined and momentum decelerated in August

September 11, 2019 | Labor Market Conditions Indicators
LMCI suggest the level of activity declined and momentum decelerated in August.

Assessing the Risk of Extreme Unemployment Outcomes

By Thomas R. Cook and Taeyoung Doh
August 28, 2019 | Economic Bulletin
The risk of unexpectedly high unemployment three years in the future has declined from its Great Recession peak.

How Have Banks Responded to Declining Reserve Balances?

By W. Blake Marsh and Rajdeep Sengupta
August 21, 2019 | Economic Bulletin
With reserve balances declining, banks are increasing their holdings of other high-quality liquid assets.

LMCI suggest the level of activity increased modestly and momentum remained high in July.

August 07, 2019 | Labor Market Conditions Indicators
LMCI suggest the level of activity increased modestly and momentum remained high in July.

Rural Hospital Closures and Growth in Employment and Wages

By Kelly D. Edmiston
July 16, 2019 | Economic Bulletin
Rural hospital closures are associated with substantially lower growth in county employment and aggregate wages.

Economic Review

Tracking U.S. GDP in Real Time

By Taeyoung Doh and Jaeheung Bae
August 14, 2019 | Economic Review
A new model for tracking GDP in real time allows policymakers to assess the current state of the economy.

Did Local Factors Contribute to the Decline in Bank Branches?

By Rajdeep Sengupta and Jacob Dice
July 18, 2019 | Economic Review
The number of bank branches has declined since the financial crisis, driven partly by changes in local market and competitive factors.

Implementation Delays in Pension Retrenchment Reforms

By Huixin Bi, Kevin Hunt and Susan Zubairy
July 02, 2019 | Economic Review
On average, pension retrenchment reforms are phased in over a decade, but age-related forms can take much longer to implement.

Capital Reallocation and Capital Investment

By David Rodziewicz and Nicholas Sly
May 29, 2019 | Economic Review
Rising merger and acquisition activity complements investment growth by allowing firms to build their productive capacity.

The Phillips Curve and the Missing Disinflation from the Great Recession

By Willem Van Zandweghe
May 08, 2019 | Economic Review
Expectations shaped by monetary policy kept inflation stable during the Great Recession despite disinflationary pressure from high unemployment.
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