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Two Oaklands Could Have Deciding Role In Trump-Clinton Race

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

After Tuesday’s returns from Michigan – a big win for Donald Trump, a frustrating upset loss for Hillary Clinton – it’s time to think of the fall election and a tale of two Oaklands. 

In the News

Three Numbers: ECB Likely To Take Fresh Stimulus Steps

quoting Kevin Warshvia The Saxo Bank Group
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Monetary policy for the Eurozone is the main event for Thursday, starting with the European Central Bank’s policy announcement and followed by the central bank’s press conference. Later, two weekly numbers will bring new perspective on the state of macro in the US: initial jobless claims and Bloomberg’s Consumer Comfort Index.

The state of pensions
In the News

US Public Pension Deficits Squeeze City And State Budgets

quoting Joshua D. Rauhvia Financial Times
Sunday, March 6, 2016

The health of the US public pensions system is deteriorating. The latest figures reveal that retirement plans have less than three-quarters of the assets they need to pay current and future retirees.

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.
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Fed Failures

by Allan H. Meltzervia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Monetary policy can contribute to economic growth, but it hasn’t under the bank’s current leadership.


Deflation Puzzle

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Larry Summers writes an eloquent FT column "A world stumped by stubbornly low inflation" Market measures of inflation expectations have been collapsing and on the Fed’s preferred inflation measure are now in the range of 1-1.25 per cent over the next decade.

Labor Market Not As Strong As Unemployment Rate Suggests, Former Fed Official Says

mentioning Kevin Warsh
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The U.S. labor market is not nearly as strong as the unemployment rate suggests, said former Federal Reserve Governor Kevin Warsh, on Tuesday.

In the News

Cash Aid To Households Is Most Effective In Reducing Insurgency Threats, Stanford Research Shows

featuring Colonel Joseph (Joe) Felter (ret.)via Stanford News
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Stanford researcher Joseph Felter found that direct cash assistance to households in the Philippines decreased insurgent-led conflicts and weakened their influence in those villages.

In the News

Growth Is The Answer To Everything

quoting John H. Cochrane via Financial Advisor Magazine
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

In this business we spend a lot of time thinking about problems. What if we could wave a magic wand and make them all go away? Maybe we can.

Russell Roberts and John Taylor (above) discuss "Economic Policy

John Taylor Recognized For Monetary Policy Research

featuring John B. Taylorvia Stanford News
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

John B. Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, has been recognized with the 2016 Central Banking Award for Economics.

Kevin M. Warsh

32nd Annual Economic Policy Conference

by Kevin Warshvia Market Watch
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Kevin Warsh gave a presentation on March 8, 2016, at the 32nd Annual Economic Policy Conference titled "Challenging the Groupthink of the Guild."


Economic Policy Working Group

The Working Group on Economic Policy brings together experts on economic and financial policy to study key developments in the U.S. and global economies, examine their interactions, and develop specific policy proposals.

Milton and Rose Friedman: An Uncommon Couple