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MIB: Economists are so over

Out of the destruction of the Post-World War economies, began the rise of the economists. Beginning in the United States, then going global, economists created new ideas about deficits, monetary .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 14th, 2019

If the Senate doesn"t bail out the childcare industry, economists see women leaving the workforce en masse

The House recently passed two bills that would provide a combined $100 billion in direct child care funding over the next 5 years, but it's unclear if either will pass the Republican-led Senate.  Without a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 2nd, 2020

Economists are fleeing the Trump administration. That"s a worrying sign for Trump and the future of the country.

Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images There's an exodus of economists is sweeping the Trump administration. Departures at the end of a presidential term is common, but to do so during a pandemic .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

This recession is already deep. If Congress fails to act, a lot of damage could be permanent.

The recovery looked promising in June, but it has stalled in July. Many economists urge Congress to ‘go big’ on this next relief package......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 30th, 2020

Mass. economy shrank 44% rate in second quarter

The Massachusetts economy shrank at a staggering pace in the second quarter, plummeting by an annual rate of nearly 44%, the biggest decline on record, according to an estimate from MassBenchmarks economists on Thursday. The Bay State’s real gr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

US GDP report showed "how big of a hole we have to dig ourselves out of": Here"s what 5 economists are talking about following the record output slump

Andrew Harnik/AP Photo US gross domestic product slumped at a record 33% annualized rate .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2020

The Republicans" $1 trillion stimulus proposal isn"t nearly enough — here"s what economists say it should be to avoid a jobs catastrophe

Reuters Democrats and the GOP are dee.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 29th, 2020

The $600 unemployment bonuses did not lead to people working less, Yale study finds

Associated Press Economists at Yale University found no evidence that the $600 weekly jobless b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 28th, 2020

Did the extra $600 unemployment benefit stop people from job hunting? These Yale economists say they finally have an answer

Members of the Trump administration have argued that the extra $600 in unemployment benefits Americans are getting creates a disincentive to search for a new job......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2020

Did the extra $600 unemployment benefit discourage people from looking for work? These Yale economists say they’ve found the answer

Members of the Trump administration have argued that the extra $600 in unemployment benefits Americans are getting creates a disincentive to search for a new job......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2020

Business economists sketch a more hopeful outlook

Markets could receive a shock this week when the government issues its first estimate of GDP for the April-June quarter......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 27th, 2020

UHERO economist to discuss reopening Hawaii tourism in free online event

Economists from the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, a fellow from the East-West Center and a University of Hawaii epidemiologist will discuss reopening the Hawaii tourism industry in the age of Covid-19 during an online eve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2020

1 in 5 US workers collects unemployment benefits. Without the extra $600, many say they’ll struggle to buy food, pay bills

The extra $600 weekly in federal unemployment benefits that people have been receiving during the pandemic is set to expire this weekend. That’s a devastating prospect for the millions who remain out work, and economists warn th.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 22nd, 2020

1 in 5 U.S. workers collects unemployment benefits. Without the extra $600, many say they’ll struggle to buy food, pay bills

The extra $600 weekly in federal unemployment benefits that people have been receiving during the pandemic is set to expire this weekend. That’s a devastating prospect for the millions who remain out work, and economists warn th.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 22nd, 2020

Laid-off workers brace for expiration of the extra $600 in unemployment benefits helping them get by. ‘It’s a slap in the face."

The extra $600 weekly in federal unemployment benefits that people have been receiving during the pandemic is set to expire this weekend. That’s a devastating prospect for the millions who remain out work, and economists warn th.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 22nd, 2020

Masks, embraced by economists as a key to the recovery, prove politically tricky for the Fed

Only Robert Kaplan, president of the Dallas Fed, has named masks as the most pressing, actionable way to prevent an even more severe recession......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 17th, 2020

Masks, embraced by economists as key to recovery, prove politically tricky for the Fed

Only Robert Kaplan, president of the Dallas Fed, has named masks as the most pressing, actionable way to prevent an even more severe recession......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 17th, 2020

Bullock"s Viewpoint: Training the underserved

History will surely recall the first year of this decade as the year of the Covid-19 pandemic, the year when large portions of our economy stopped, when institutions that defined our everyday lives changed. Economists will undoubtedly look back a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2020

Mask-wearing, embraced by economists as key to the recovery, proves politically tricky for the Fed

Only Robert Kaplan, president of the Dallas Fed, has named masks as the most pressing, actionable way to prevent an even more severe recession......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 17th, 2020

Philly Fed manufacturing index retreats to 24.1 in July from prior month"s 27.5

The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing index pulled back to 24.1 in July after registering a reading of 27.5 in June. Economists polled .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 16th, 2020

Universal basic income isn"t enough — the US needs to start giving every citizen a job, argues a star left-wing economist

Pavlina Tcherneva, a Bard professor and one of the economists pioneering research into Modern Monetary Theory, said federally guaranteed jobs may address poverty and help communiti.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 14th, 2020