Economic Review

A quarterly research publication with articles on macroeconomics and monetary policy, regional and international economics, banking and financial markets.

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Puzzlingly Divergent Trends in Household Wealth and Business Formation

The rate of new business formation has declined sharply even as household wealth has increased.

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The Evolving Link between Oil Prices and U.S. Consumer Spending

Oil price swings are less likely to yield major changes in consumption, even among lower-income households.

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Did the Federal Reserve Anchor Inflation Expectations Too Low?

Federal Reserve communications better anchored longer-term inflation expectations, but may have anchored them too low.

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How You Say It Matters: Text Analysis of FOMC Statements Using Natural Language Processing

In FOMC statements, qualitative descriptions of economic conditions can affect bond prices as much as quantitative information.

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Drought Risk to the Agriculture Sector

Farmer losses from extreme drought represent an economically relevant share of crop production values.

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The Macroeconomic Fallout of Shutting Down the Banking System

Preventing the suspension of bank deposits during recessions may also prevent longer-term economic losses.

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First Quarter 2021 (Vol. 106, No. 1): PDFFull Issue, PDFFront Matter

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