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  • Barclays says markets ‘rightly’ optimistic on growth and tips S&P 500 to hit 4,000 points next year
    Markets are right to be optimistic about the economic outlook in 2021, with growth returning and inflation rising below central bank targets, says Barclays economist Christian Keller. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-02
  • Delay in vaccine rollout is the top risk to the economic recovery, ECB member says
    A potential delay to the distribution of coronavirus vaccines is the biggest economic risk, European Central Bank member Stournaras said. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-02
  • Singapore’s largest bank DBS outlines 12 trade ideas for 2021
    World economies look set to rebound in 2021 from the pandemic-induced slump, with those in Asia likely leading the way, said Taimur Baig of DBS Bank. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-02
  • What Janet Yellen’s nomination as Treasury secretary means for U.S. policy on China and trade
    If confirmed for the job, former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen would be a critical figure in U.S. trade negotiations with China. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • Asia stocks higher as Wall Street rises to new records overnight; Australia GDP beats expectations
    The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite both saw a record close overnight on Wall Street. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • Treasury Secretary Mnuchin faces harsh criticism from Democratic senators over ending Fed programs
    The Treasury secretary cited portions of the law that said he didn't have the authority to allow Fed programs to run past the end of 2020. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • Musk to Tesla employees: ‘Our stock will immediately get crushed like a soufflé under a sledgehammer!’ if we don’t control costs
    Tesla shares continue to trade at all-time highs, and the stock will join the S&P 500 later this month. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • Tesla exec leaves to join U.K. start-up trying to combat the world’s plastic crisis
    Steven Altmann-Richer, who led public policy for U.K., Ireland and new markets at Tesla, joined London start-up Polymateria in the last few weeks. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • The world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency is getting a major upgrade — here’s what you need to know
    Ether, the world's second-largest virtual currency by market value, is up about 350% since the start of the year. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • Euro zone agrees to overhaul bailout fund in a move likely to appeal to investors
    Euro zone agrees to strengthen the region's crisis bailout fund, the ESM, at a time of economic pain and uncertainty. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • OECD lifts global economic outlook on vaccine progress, sees China driving recovery
    "For the first time since the pandemic began, there is now hope for a brighter future," the OECD said Tuesday. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • American investors could pay the price as the U.S. moves to blacklist more Chinese firms
    Chinese companies that are crucial to Beijing's global trade and infrastructure projects are under threat as U.S.-China tensions escalate. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • Thailand is set to dominate Southeast Asia’s IPO market in 2020, says Deloitte
    Thailand's IPOs have contributed more than 60% of the $6.44 billion in total funds raised across Southeast Asia as of Nov. 15, Deloitte data showed. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-11-30
  • Japan stocks set to trade mixed; private survey of Chinese manufacturing activity ahead
    The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index for November expected at around 9:45 a.m. HK/SIN. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-11-30
  • Virus surge is leading to a double-dip recession and dollar crash, economist Stephen Roach warns
    Yale University’s Stephen Roach believes the pandemic is creating a difficult situation for the economy and dollar. ... read more
    Source: Econ – CNBC 1Published on 2020-11-30
  • Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 2: Digital) (Ep. 441)
    Google and Facebook are worth a combined $2 trillion, with the vast majority of their revenue coming from advertising. In our previous episode, we learned that TV advertising is much less effective than the industry says. Is digital any better? Some say yes, some say no — and some ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-11-25
  • Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 1: TV) (Ep. 440)
    Companies around the world spend more than half-a-trillion dollars each year on ads. The ad industry swears by its efficacy — but a massive new study tells a different story. Listen and subscribe to our podcast at Apple PodcastsStitcher, or elsewhere. Below is a transcript of the episode, edited for readability. ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-11-18
  • How Should You Ask for Forgiveness? (NSQ Ep. 27)
    Also: why is behavior change so darn hard?  *      *      * Relevant Research & References Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode: SOURCES Robert Emmons, professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, and the founding editor-in-chief ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-11-15
  • Please Get Your Noise Out of My Ears (Ep. 439)
    The modern world overwhelms us with sounds we didn’t ask for, like car alarms and cell-phone “halfalogues.” What does all this noise cost us in terms of productivity, health, and basic sanity? Listen and subscribe to our podcast at Apple PodcastsStitcher, or elsewhere. Below is a transcript of the episode, edited for ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-11-11
  • How to Succeed by Being Authentic (Hint: Carefully) (Ep. 438)
    John Mackey, the C.E.O. of Whole Foods, has learned the perils of speaking his mind. But he still says what he thinks about everything from “conscious leadership” to the behavioral roots of the obesity epidemic. He also argues for a style of capitalism and politics that at this moment ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-11-04
  • Why the Left Had to Steal the Right’s Dark-Money Playbook (Bonus Episode)
    The sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh spent years studying crack dealers, sex workers, and the offspring of billionaires. Then he wandered into an even stranger world: social media. He spent the past five years at Facebook and Twitter. Now that he’s back in the real world, he’s here to tell us ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-10-30
  • Many Businesses Thought They Were Insured for a Pandemic. They Weren’t. (Ep. 437)
    A fine reading of most policies for “business interruption” reveals that viral outbreaks aren’t covered. Some legislators are demanding that insurance firms pay up anyway. Is it time to rethink insurance entirely? Listen and subscribe to our podcast at Apple PodcastsStitcher, or elsewhere. Below is a transcript of the episode, edited ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-10-28
  • Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog (Ep. 436)
    As beloved and familiar as they are, we rarely stop to consider life from the dog’s point of view. That stops now. In this latest installment of the Freakonomics Radio Book Club, we discuss Inside of a Dog with the cognitive scientist (and dog devotee) Alexandra Horowitz. Listen and ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-10-21
  • “Hey, Let’s Go Buy YouTube!” | People I (Mostly) Admire Ep. 5: Susan Wojcicki
    She was the sixteenth employee at Google — a company once based in her garage — and now she’s the C.E.O. of its best-known subsidiary, YouTube. But despite being one of the most powerful people in the tech industry, few outside of Silicon Valley know the name Susan Wojcicki. ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-10-16
  • Why Are Cities (Still) So Expensive? (Ep. 435)
    It isn’t just supply and demand. We look at the complicated history and skewed incentives that make “affordable housing” more punch line than reality in cities from New York and San Francisco to Flint, Michigan (!). Listen and subscribe to our podcast at Apple PodcastsStitcher, or elsewhere. Below is a transcript ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-10-14
  • Is New York City Over? (Ep. 434)
    The pandemic has hit America’s biggest city particularly hard. Amidst a deep fiscal hole, rising homicides, and a flight to the suburbs, some people think the city is heading back to the bad old 1970s. We look at the history — and the data — to see why that’s ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-10-07
  • How Are Psychedelics and Other Party Drugs Changing Psychiatry? (Ep. 433)
    Three leading researchers from the Mount Sinai Health System discuss how ketamine, cannabis, and ecstasy are being used (or studied) to treat everything from severe depression to addiction to PTSD. We discuss the upsides, downsides, and regulatory puzzles. Listen and subscribe to our podcast at Apple PodcastsStitcher, or elsewhere. Below is ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-09-30
  • When Your Safety Becomes My Danger (Ep. 432)
    The families of U.S. troops killed and wounded in Afghanistan are suing several companies that did reconstruction there. Why? These companies, they say, paid the Taliban protection money, which gave them the funding — and opportunity — to attack U.S. soldiers instead. A look at the messy, complicated, and ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-09-23
  • When Your Safety Becomes My Danger (Ep. 432)
    The families of U.S. troops killed and wounded in Afghanistan are suing several companies that did reconstruction there. Why? These companies, they say, paid the Taliban protection money, which gave them the funding — and opportunity — to attack U.S. soldiers instead. A look at the messy, complicated, and ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-09-23
  • Does Anyone Really Know What Socialism Is? (Ep. 408 Rebroadcast)
    Trump says it would destroy us. Biden needs the voters who support it (especially the Bernie voters). The majority of millennials would like it to replace capitalism. But what is “it”? We bring in the economists to sort things out and tell us what the U.S. can learn from ... read more
    Source: Econ – Freakonomics 2Published on 2020-09-16
  • Parsing the Fed: How the November Statement Changed From September
    The Federal Reserve releases a statement at the conclusion of each of its policy-setting meetings, outlining the central bank’s economic outlook and the actions it plans to take. Fed watchers closely parse changes between statements to see how the Fed’s views are evolving. This tool compares the latest statement ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-11-05
  • Parsing the Fed: How the September Statement Changed from July
    The Federal Reserve releases a statement at the conclusion of each of its policy-setting meetings, outlining the central bank’s economic outlook and the actions it plans to take. Fed watchers closely parse changes between statements to see how the Fed’s views are evolving. This tool compares the latest statement ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-09-16
  • Newsletter: Soaring Debt, Big Layoffs and a Booming Stock Market
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. From Liberty Bonds to Coronavirus Bills U.S. debt has reached its highest level compared to the size of the economy since World War II and is projected to exceed ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-09-03
  • Newsletter: More Factory Output, Fewer Factory Workers
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. More Output, Fewer Workers U.S. factory output continued to grow in August, but the picture for employment was mixed, a possible sign of lingering uncertainty about the coronavirus pandemic ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-09-02
  • Newsletter: From Furloughed to Fired
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Big Gains, Permanent Losses The U.S. employment report for August is out Friday and likely to show another month of historic labor-market gains. But the number of jobs will ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-31
  • Newsletter: Consumer Spending, Inflation vs. Employment and the Virus that Won’t Go Away
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. U.S. consumer spending numbers are due out this morning, the Fed makes a major shift in the way it sets interest rates and Europe is facing a big rise ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-28
  • Newsletter: Deep Contraction, Hurricane Hit and Millennial Power
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Long Road to Recovery The world’s rich economies experienced the deepest contraction in at least six decades in the spring, while continuing outbreaks of the novel coronavirus mean their ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-27
  • Newsletter: Limited Supplies, High Demand
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. House Hunters U.S. new-home sales rose to the highest level since the waning days of the housing bubble, underscoring a strong recovery for the housing market as people search ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-26
  • Newsletter: China Is Catching Up
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. China is closing the economic gap with the U.S., another round of Covid lockdowns would be too costly, more U.S. workers are testing positive for drugs, and Canada scores ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-25
  • Newsletter: Debt, Labor Divide and Live Music
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. It’s another full week for economic data and policy talk, bookended by the Republican National Convention at the start of the week and the Kansas City Fed’s annual policy ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-24
  • Newsletter: U.S. Labor Market Cools, U.K. Output Jumps
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Wrong Way New applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, another sign the labor market’s recovery is cooling amid continuing disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic. Weekly initial claims for ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-21
  • Newsletter: Layoffs, Trade Talks and the Fed’s Outlook
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. On the Mend, Slowly New applications for unemployment benefits have eased in recent weeks but remain at historically high levels, indicating that the labor market is healing but still ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-20
  • Newsletter: Building Boom, Stimulus Talks and a New High for Stocks
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Building Boom U.S. new-home construction surged in July. Housing starts jumped 23% from June to an annual pace of almost 1.5 million, a reflection of rock-bottom interest rates and ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-19
  • Newsletter: The Safest Place During a Pandemic
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Safe House If there is a safe place to be in the time of Covid-19, home builders may have found it. The National Association of Home Builders on Monday ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-18
  • Newsletter: Working Parents Hit Coronavirus Breaking Point
    This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Where Do the Children Play? Working parents going on six months without school or camp are about to take another hit: rising child-care costs. Parents with school-age children are ... read more
    Source: Econ – WSJ 3Published on 2020-08-17
  • My excellent Conversation with Zach Carter
    Zach is author of the recent book The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes, which has been on many year-end “best of” lists.  Here is the audio, transcript, and video.  Here is part of the CWT summary: Zach joined Tyler to discuss ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-12-02
  • Wage stickiness for incumbents vs. new workers
    Masao Fukui, job market candidate from MIT, has made some significant progress on this problem, paper here.  You should cringe if you just hear ‘wage stickiness” — for the incumbents, maybe, due to morale effects, because a grumpy worker who just took a pay cut might wreck things.  ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-12-02
  • Tuesday assorted links
    1. New data on YouTube consumption. 2. New Canadian paper: “…for most parameter values, the optimal policy is to adopt an initial shutdown level which reduces the reproduction number of the epidemic to close to 1. This level is then reduced once a vaccination program is underway.” 3. ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-12-01
  • How to Read Economics Research Papers: RCTs
    The latest video from MRU is from Josh Angrist’s Mastering Econometrics class and it covers How to Read Economics Research Papers: Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs). The video is for the student and it will be very useful for teachers of introductory statistics and econometrics. The post ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-12-01
  • Why you should use *Modern Principles* for your class
    Alex has had numerous posts on Modern Principles, but here is my two cents.  A textbook, as the name indicates, is a book.  It has to be conceived of as a book, and thought of as a book, and written as a book, and ideally it should be ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-12-01
  • Cognitive biases: where do we stand?
    Here is a new and very important paper by Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman, here are some of the main results, noting that each and every paragraph is important: Our first finding is that biases are more rule than exception. The median consumer exhibits 10 of 17 ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-12-01
  • Japan tragedy fact of the day
    In 2019 Japan’s population shrank at the rate of roughly one person per minute… Here is the rest of the FT article, too pessimistic in my view but by no means is it entirely fabricated.  Here is one quotation: “The economic and demographic numbers make the future look ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-11-30
  • Monday assorted links
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-11-30
  • Teaching Modern Principles Online
    I’ve been teaching hundreds of students the principles of economics using Modern Principles of Economics and its online course management system and the response has been excellent. Most students like the class but what always surprises me is that some students like the online class better than any ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-11-30
  • Markets in everything, messed up edition
    Shawn Graham, a professor of digital humanities at Carleton University in Ottawa, uses a convolutional neural network called Inception 3.0, designed by Google, to search the internet for images related to the buying and selling of human bones. The United States and many other countries have laws requiring ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-11-30
  • New appointments?
    Mr. Biden will nominate Neera Tanden, the president and chief executive officer of the Center for American Progress, a center-left think tank, to serve as director of the Office of Management and Budget. He will nominate Cecilia Rouse, a Princeton University labor economist, to be chair of the ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-11-29
  • New appointments?
    Mr. Biden will nominate Neera Tanden, the president and chief executive officer of the Center for American Progress, a center-left think tank, to serve as director of the Office of Management and Budget. He will nominate Cecilia Rouse, a Princeton University labor economist, to be chair of the ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-11-29
  • Voting Rights, Deindustrialization, and Republican Ascendancy in the South
    Here is a new paper from Gavin Wright: The Voting Rights Act of 1965 revolutionized politics in the American South. These changes also had economic consequences, generating gains for white as well as Black southerners. Contrary to the widespread belief that the region turned Republican in direct response ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-11-29
  • Voting Rights, Deindustrialization, and Republican Ascendancy in the South
    Here is a new paper from Gavin Wright: The Voting Rights Act of 1965 revolutionized politics in the American South. These changes also had economic consequences, generating gains for white as well as Black southerners. Contrary to the widespread belief that the region turned Republican in direct response ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-11-29
  • Friday assorted links
    1. The EU drug regulator also does not have its act together. The Japanese, with vaccines, are being more cautious yet. 2. DuPont and Biden (WSJ). 3. “Sweden has reported 397 Covid deaths in the past nine days, more than either Norway or Finland — each with about ... read more
    Source: Econ Marginal Revolution 4Published on 2020-11-27
  • The Costs of Corporate Debt Overhang Following the COVID-19 Outbreak
    Leading up to the COVID-19 outbreak, there were growing concerns about corporate sector indebtedness. High levels of borrowing may give rise to a “debt overhang” problem, particularly during downturns, whereby firms forego good investment opportunities because of an ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-12-01
  • Treasury Market When-Issued Trading Activity
    When the U.S. Treasury sells a new security, the security is announced to the public, auctioned a number of days later, and then issued sometime after that. When-issued (WI) trading refers to trading of the new security after the ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-11-30
  • How Bank Reserves Are Distributed Matters. How You Measure Their Distribution Matters Too.
    Changes in the distribution of banks’ reserve balances are important since they may impact conditions in the federal funds market and alter trading dynamics in money markets more generally. In this post, we ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-11-24
  • Monetizing Privacy with Central Bank Digital Currencies
    In prior research, we documented evidence suggesting that digital payment adoptions have accelerated as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While digitalization of payment activity improves data utilization by firms, it can also infringe upon consumers’ right to privacy. Drawing from ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-11-23
  • The Impact of Natural Disasters on the Corporate Loan Market
    Natural disasters are usually associated with an increase in the demand for credit by both households and companies in the affected regions. However, if capacity constraints preclude banks from meeting the local increase in demand, the banks ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-11-18
  • Following Borrowers through Forbearance
    Today, the New York Fed’s Center for Microeconomic Data reported that total household debt balances increased slightly in the third quarter of 2020, according to the latest Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit. This increase marked a ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-11-17
  • How Has COVID-19 Affected Banking System Vulnerability?
    The COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant changes in banks’ balance sheets. To understand how these changes have affected the stability of the U.S. banking system, we provide an update of four analytical models that ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-11-16
  • The Fed Funds Market during the 2007-09 Financial Crisis
    The U.S. federal funds market played a central role in the financial system during the 2007-09 crisis, because it was the market which provided banks with immediate liquidity, even late in the day. Interpreting changes in fed funds rates is notoriously difficult, however, as many ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-11-10
  • Has the Pandemic Reduced U.S. Remittances Going to Latin America?
    Workers' remittances—funds that migrants send to their country of birth—are an important source of income for a number of economies in Latin America, with the bulk of these funds coming from the United States. Have these flows dried up, given the ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-11-09
  • How Has China’s Economy Performed under the COVID-19 Shock?
    China’s economy was the first to be hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, the first to be locked down, and the first to begin an economic recovery. We examine the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on China’s ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-10-23
  • At the New York Fed: Sixth Annual Conference on the U.S. Treasury Market
    On September 29, 2020, the New York Fed hosted the sixth annual Conference on the U.S. Treasury Market. The one-day event, held virtually this year, was co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve Board, the U.S. ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-10-23
  • Bank Capital, Loan Liquidity, and Credit Standards since the Global Financial Crisis
    Did the 2007-09 financial crisis or the regulatory reforms that followed alter how banks change their underwriting standards over the course of the business cycle? We provide some simple, “narrative” evidence on that question by studying ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-10-21
  • How Has Post-Crisis Banking Regulation Affected Hedge Funds and Prime Brokers?
    “Arbitrageurs” such as hedge funds play a key role in the efficiency of financial markets. They compare closely related assets, then buy the relatively cheap one and sell the relatively expensive one, thereby ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-10-19
  • How Do Consumers Believe the Pandemic Will Affect the Economy and Their Households?
    In this post we analyze consumer beliefs about the duration of the economic impact of the pandemic and present new evidence on their expected spending, income, debt delinquency, and employment outcomes, conditional ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-10-16
  • COVID-19 Has Temporarily Supercharged China’s Export Machine
    China’s export performance this year has been stronger than expected. After a sharp slump at the beginning of 2020, the country’s exports have posted positive growth—the only major economy’s to do so. However, a closer look at the data reveals that this growth ... read more
    Source: Econ Liberty Street 5Published on 2020-10-15