The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, with branch offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, and Portland, and a cash processing office in Phoenix, provides wholesale banking services to financial institutions throughout the nine western states. As the nation's central bank, the Federal Re...
Recorded on Oct 09, 2015
Economics in Person feature on the Great Recession with a description of slow hiring activity and limited job openings, which present challenges in the wake of the Great Recession’s large toll on jobs
Recorded on Mar 06, 2012
Economics in Person continues its feature on the Great Recession with a description of slow hiring activity and limited job openings, which present challenges in the wake of the Great Recession’s large toll on jobs addressed in Part 1
Recorded on Apr 30, 2012
Economist Mary C. Daly discusses aging baby boomers and declining labor force participation.
Recorded on Jun 22, 2012
FRBSF Economist Robert Valletta discusses the growing gap between low and high earners across the entire U.S. wage distribution and addresses its implications on the American middle class.
Recorded on Jun 29, 2012
FRBSF Economist Mary C. Daly discusses the extent to which individuals and families in the U.S. achieve upward economic and social mobility, focusing on comparisons over time and to other countries
Recorded on Mar 29, 2013
As the economy continues to recover from the Great Recession, a large pool of discouraged workers is poised to return to the labor force. Because these workers are not included in the official unemployment picture, their return to the labor market will impact the future of the unemployment rate. FRBS...
Recorded on Jun 23, 2012
Economist Bradley Heim discusses trends in the top 10%, 5%, and 1% of U.S. income earners, how the U.S. income distribution compares to other countries, and possible explanations for shifting trends.
Recorded on Apr 01, 2013
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Recorded on May 28, 2013
Dr. Nicolas Bloom discusses economic policy uncertainty and its effect on the recovery. What is economic policy uncertainty, how do we measure it, and what causes it? Secular movements in policy uncertainty over the last 25 years offer important clues as to what to expect in the next few years.
Recorded on May 24, 2013
Dr. Mark M. Zandi discusses the factors that have weighed on the economic recovery, including the housing crash, deleveraging, fiscal drag, and the loss of confidence and heightened uncertainty. Each of these factors will soon become less weighty, suggesting the economic recovery should gain traction...