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Want the latest news from the #federalreserve? Download The Fed #app, available for both Android and iOs. See the latest speeches and news releases, check out tweets and watch videos while you are out and about. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2IYz3fB
#FedFiles: Senior economist Rick Mattoon studies and speaks on state and local government issues. His particular areas of expertise are #infrastructure, pensions and governmental budgets. https://bit.ly/2H9ddB1
The risk and leverage indicators of the National Financial Conditions Index remained steady as of May 17, while #credit conditions eased slightly to -0.74. #NFCI https://bit.ly/2pLy1HZ
Just Released: The National #Financial Conditions Index was unchanged, registering at -0.87 as of May 17. This suggests that condition remained steady over the last week. #NFCI https://bit.ly/2pLy1HZ
Interested in the Detroit and Michigan economies? Want the latest on the auto industry? Sign up today for a May 23 webinar with Detroit Senior Business Economist Paul Traub. Hear Paul share his forecast for Michigan, then ask him your questions. https://bit.ly/2WsrkZX
RT @federalreserve: Save the date: #FedListens June 4 & 5, 2019 @ChicagoFed A conference on Monetary Policy Strategy, Tools, and Communicat…
"Infrastructure projects often provide broad public benefits and underinvestment in infrastructure may be an element in poor productivity growth." Mattoon and Sarah Wetmore share experts' thoughts on Best Practices for Financing Illinois #Infrastructure. https://bit.ly/2Qg6874
RT @PrestigeEcon: I am at the @AtlantaFed #FedFMC, where the #Fed's Charles Evans joins Ethan Harris and Kevin Warsh to discuss the future…
RT @AtlantaFed: Join Julia Coronado (@jc_econ), Charles Evans (@ChicagoFed), Ethan Harris (@BofAML), and Kevin Warsh (@HooverInst) at #FedF…
RT @AtlantaEconClub: Closing out #FedFMC with a session on monetary policy with (L-to-R) @jc_econ, @ChicagoFed Charlie Evans, @HooverInst K…
RT @AskCHCA: You can feel what it's like to be a millionaire when you visit the @ChicagoFed #MoneyMuseum and stand next to this cube that h…
Did you know...that our staff studies public economics, including #infrastructure? https://bit.ly/2Q6lY4b
#Employment data ticked up for the Chicago Fed National Activity Index, moving up from +0.03 in March to +0.04 in April. #CFNAI https://bit.ly/2HAiSDx
A drop in production indicators from -0.04 in March to -0.44 in April contributed to the decline in economic activity suggested in this month's Chicago Fed National Activity Index https://bit.ly/2HAiSDx
JUST RELEASED: The Chicago Fed National Activity Index slipped to -0.45 in April down from +0.05 in March, indicating that #economic growth slowed over the month. #CFNAI https://bit.ly/2HAiSDx
RT @Sandra_R_PhD: Wonderful to see and connect with my ⁦@federalreserve⁩ colleagues! Andrew, Keenan and Daisy! @RinFinance @ChicagoRusers @…
We love the partnership with high school teachers that helps students become interested in economics early on. https://twitter.com/juliechismar/status/1129750330604949505
RT @Sandra_R_PhD: Pleased to see my colleague Andrew present today! #rfinance @RinFinance @ChicagoRusers @RLadiesChicago @ChicagoFed @fede…
Agreed! @juliechismar is one of our top #FedChallenge coaches. https://twitter.com/davidpopoola/status/1129740250174173184
Here’s the competition that Pete Buttigieg participated in: https://www.chicagofed.org/education/hs-fed-challenge-index https://twitter.com/chadmreese/status/1129415545105911809
RT @juliechismar: @Neil_Irwin @IrvingSwisher @sam_a_bell @RajaKorman no--he recommended an increase of 25bp. If I recall correctly, the Fed…
RT @sam_a_bell: @RajaKorman @Neil_Irwin Not only did @IrvingSwisher do mock FOMC in high school! and college... he also coaches mock FOMC..…
RT @SteveMatthews12: @marcatracy Very interesting. Actually the better kids in the Fed Challenge are very up on monetary policy. I remember…
RT @federalreserve: Vice Chair Clarida delivers remarks at Fed Listens: Education, Employment, and Monetary Policy in the Third District at…
The #PolicySummit is back & registration is open! Contribute to outside-the-Beltway policy discussions in #Cincinnati on June 19-21, 2019. Hosted by @ClevelandFed in partnership with @philadelphiafed, @stlouisfed, @MinneapolisFed, and the Chicago Fed. https://bit.ly/2CuIspU
Good catch, .@JustinWolfers. It’s really interesting to catch up with some of those young scholars after they have graduated and gone on to their careers. https://twitter.com/justinwolfers/status/1129484953438363648
Interested in the Detroit and Michigan economies? Want the latest on the auto industry? Sign up today for a May 23 webinar with Detroit Senior Business Economist Paul Traub. Hear Paul share his forecast for Michigan, then ask him your questions. https://bit.ly/2WsrkZX
#MoneyMuseum Fun Facts: Real or Counterfeit? You can visit a #federalreserve museum without setting foot in a building. https://bit.ly/2zYWI8U
It's #FedFriday. We've been looking the week at the effects of #automation on #jobs. Try this jobs calculator from .@atlantafed to see how other factors may affect employment rates. https://bit.ly/2WQSoSO
RT @MplsFedCMD: If you manage a #CDFI, we want to hear from you! Share your work & insights by taking the 2019 #CDFISurvey today: https://t…
RT @federalreserve: Our weekly #BalanceSheet update: http://go.usa.gov/cu8z5 #FedData
RT @elevated_chi: On March 7, 2019 we held the 2019 Elevated Chicago Symposium titled “All Aboard: People, Places and Process for Equitable…
UPDATE: Senior business economist and #agriculture expert David Oppedahl discussed credit, land values, weather, commodities and #trade in our latest AgLetter in Perspective. Read the report: https://bit.ly/2vOAm7O
Does technology and #automation affect jobs differently in the short run vs the long run? From the Vault 2004: Are Technology Improvements Contractionary? https://bit.ly/2WM3Ajk
RT @the_afx: Dr. Richard Sandor, Chairman & CEO American Financial Exchange (AFX) gave a keynote speech May 10, 2019 at the 22nd annual Ass…
#Credit conditions continued to ease, along with leverage, while risk levels remained steady in today's National Financial Conditions Index. #NFCI https://bit.ly/2pLy1HZ
Our law enforcement officers don't just protect our staff, they also serve in other ways through participation in charity events, like the #polarplunge on behalf of the Special Olympics. During this #NationalPoliceWeek, we thank you for all you do! https://bit.ly/2JeRcCB
RT @kmmedina426: Great news from the @ChicagoFed - congratulations Anna!!! We are so proud to have you leading our research department. #Wo…
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Sam Sam Schulhofer-Wohl to senior vice president and director of financial policy at the Chicago Fed. As SVP of financial policy, he will lead the financial stability council. https://bit.ly/2VSDaPV
#FedFiles: Vice President Dan Aaronson studies the labor market including the effects of #automation on the numbers and types of jobs that are available. https://bit.ly/2OpehUH
Just Released: The National #Financial Conditions Index eased to -0.87 as of May 10, suggesting that conditions have continued to loosen over the last week. #NFCI https://bit.ly/2pLy1HZ
"Automation of low wage and low skill jobs has led to new jobs with similar wages often being filled by displaced workers." See what our economists learned about #automation and jobs: https://bit.ly/2WRnKII
"Ordering kiosks or apps could eliminate the need for cashiers but increase the need for baristas." Learn more about #automation and its effects on jobs in our newly released Chicago Fed Letter.
"The loss of lower-skilled jobs may not be due to #automation or wages, but other factors, such as outsourcing." In our just released Chicago Fed Letter, Dan Aaronson considers the relationship between automation and low-wage jobs. https://bit.ly/2WRnKII
"When the minimum wage increases, the number of lower skill jobs like cashiers may go down, but we see no effect on higher-skilled jobs like food preparation."
"Technology usually replaces jobs that involve routine tasks, such as a cashier or cinema ticket taker," Aaronson and Phelen observed in their new Chicago Fed Letter on #Automation
"Automation is not eliminating jobs. It is changing the types of jobs available." In our just released Chicago Fed Letter, Dan Aaronson answers the question Does Automation Always Lead to a Decline in Low-Wage Jobs? https://bit.ly/2WRnKII
RT @Taz_George: We had a great #OnTheTable2019 conversation this morning with @ChicagoFed staff. Our conversation focused on how to advance…
We are pleased to announce that Anna Paulson has been named executive vice president and director of economic research at the Chicago Fed. In this role, she will be the first woman to lead economic research and policy analysis at the Bank. https://bit.ly/2VSDaPV
Did you know...that we have research on labor and jobs and how #automation and technology affects them? https://bit.ly/2L2XGUk
 
 
 
 
 
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