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Fiscal Sustainability: A Cross-Country Analysis

By Huixin Bi
October 12, 2017
Economic Review A new country-specific framework quantifies the maximum level of debt a government can sustain given its economic and policy environment.

Macroeconomic Indicator Forecasting with Deep Neural Networks

By Aaron Smalter Hall and Thomas R. Cook
September 29, 2017
Research Working Paper New forecasting models based on deep neural networks may improve the accuracy of economic forecasts.

Examining the Recent Shift in State and Local Pension Plans to Alternative Investments

By Huixin Bi and Trenton Herriford
September 27, 2017
The Macro Bulletin State and local pension plans are increasingly turning to alternative investments, but underfunding only partially explains this shift.

Has China’s Growth Reached a Turning Point?

By Jun Nie and Yandong Jia
August 30, 2017
The Macro Bulletin A new measure of Chinese economic activity shows its momentum increased in the first half of the year; however, this momentum may not be sustainable.

Dissecting Wage Dispersion

By San Cannon and José Mustre-del-Río
August 23, 2017
Economic Review "Where you work" contributes more to residual wage dispersion than "who you are."
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