Listen to the FRED team as they share the history of their site, their focus on the experiences of FRED users, and their favorite FRED data sets in this recent interview from the St. Louis Fed's Timely Topics podcast.
B. Ravikumar, Deputy Director of Research, recently took part in a panel discussion hosted by EconJobMarket alongside colleagues from the Fed's Board of Governors and the Justice Department. Watch video clips from the hour-long interview to learn more about our economists' work.
Our Library Services and Economic Education teams have developed an online professional development program on data literacy for librarians. The program focuses on seven foundational data literacy competencies and uses FRED® data to provide opportunities for hands-on learning.
Yu-Ting Chiang has joined the Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago in 2021. His research interests include information economics and macro-finance. Chiang joins other new Research Division colleagues in working to expand the frontier of economic knowledge by producing high-quality original research.
Inflation has been exceeding the Federal Open Market Committee's 2 percent inflation target. What factors are at play? What are the historical trends? Recent work from our Economic Synopses series and the FRED Blog provide the latest data and details.
As countries develop, they spend a higher fraction of their resources on healthcare: For example. a low-income country spends about 5.3% of its output on healthcare, while a higher-income country spends closer to 7.5% of its output on healthcare. This Economic Synopses essay by Siddhartha Sanghi looks at aging, health care spending, and per capita GDP across countries.
Many researchers have found that segregation has a negative impact on a range of outcomes for Black children. This essay by Hannah Rubinton and Maggie Isaacson shows that as segregation increases, so does the gap in White and Black students getting college degrees.
How has inflation, and its connection to the real economy, changed over time? Read Page One Economics to learn about the Federal Reserve's most recent statements about its goal of pursuing stable prices.
Economist David Wheelock's paper with Matthew Jaremski, "The Founding of the Federal Reserve, the Great Depression, and the Evolution of the U.S. Interbank Network," is out in the March 2020 issue of The Journal of Economic History.
Hannah Rubinton has joined the Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University in 2020. Her research interests include economic geography, macroeconomics, and trade.
Amanda M. Michaud has joined the Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis as a senior economist. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota in 2012. Her research interests include labor economics and international macroeconomics.
In a working paper, economists David Kohn, Fernando Leibovici, and Hakon Tretvoll compare production, trade, and business cycles across emerging and developed economies. The research is forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.
a paper recently
published in the International
Economic Review, Research Economist Alexander
Monge-Naranjo constructs a new model to analyze how foreign
and domestic firms build knowledge in developing countries.
Economists David Andolfatto, Aleksander Berentsen and Fernando M. Martin explore the interplay between three systems central to monetary policy. Read their working paper and look for a forthcoming article in the Review of Economic Studies.
Research economist Julian Kozlowski’s work examines the lingering effects of the Financial Crisis and how we now think about risk: Read his 3-part Economic Synopses essay and look for his deeper analysis in a paper recently accepted to the Journal of Political Economy.
The FRED Blog explores 25 years of data on "moonlighting"—that is, having multiple jobs—and finds some interesting trends about working a full-time plus a part-time job, two part-time jobs, or even two full-time jobs.
A recent Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review article by Research economist Kevin L. Kliesen, Brian Levine, and Research Director Christopher J. Waller analyzes the impact of Fed communications on key financial market variables.
Serdar Birinci has joined the Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota in 2019. His research interests include macroeconomics and labor economics.
Last updated: 07-29-2019
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