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Is there a recession? Only the National Bureau of Economic Research decides

Data from the Commerce Department this week revealed that the US economy had contracted for a second straight quarter, sparking fresh debate over whether the country was in a recession. Negative growth for two consecutive quarters meets a common definition of a recession – and it is the official way to make such a call […]

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PhD from the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). 2022/2023 scholarships for young Africans

Application deadline: July 31, 2022 Applications are invited from qualified and motivated applicants for a PhD program in the field of Economics. This programme, supported by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), combines the traditional doctoral structure at the School of Economic and Finance (SEF) and a partnership with other universities in Africa. It offers […]

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Barbara Blake Elected to the Board of the Council for Community and Economic Research « News @ ODU

July 15, 2022 Barbara Blake By David Simpson A trustee from Old Dominion University has been elected to the board of the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER). Barbara Blake, executive director […]

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Oren M. Levin-Waldman, Socio-Economic Researcher; Max Micallef, Democratic Socialist gay rights activist; and Hezi Aris, publisher/editor of the Yonkers Tribune on Westchester On the Level – Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET

Listeners are invited to participate when they stay on topic The call number is 347-205-9201 Callers will be asked to give their first name so that they can be treated with respect. Listen to this program “Live” or “On Demand” via the following hyperlink – http://tobtr.com/s/12114872 NEWARK, NJ, and YONKERS, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY – June […]

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Did the Supreme Court put an end to equality? By socio-economic researcher Oren M. Levin-Waldman

Listen to socioeconomic research professor Oren M. Levin-Waldman’s discussion of his most recent essay, “Did the Supreme Court End Equality” this Wednesday, June 29, 2022. He can be heard all both Wednesday mornings from 10-11 a.m. ET on the Westchester on the broadcast level. The broadcast is heard “Live” or “On Demand” by clicking on […]

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Maine Institute for Economic Research Announces Leadership

AUGUSTA – The Maine Economic Research Institute – following its announcement in April that it has restored its research and reporting on key state economic policies, legislation and the votes of state lawmakers – directors announced following and the president of the organization. Clif Greim, PE, was elected Chairman of MERI’s Board of Directors. Greim […]

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Ongoing economic research projects on the situation of children by where they grew up | Local

What is one of the biggest predictors of a child’s success? According to an interactive map created by Opportunity Insights, a research institute founded by economics professors from Harvard and Brown universities, this could be the neighborhood they grew up in. The “Atlas of Opportunity” uses data from the United States Census Bureau and the […]

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Health Care Access Among the Self-Employed in Non-Metro Counties – InsuranceNewsNet

WASHINGTON, May 27 (TNSres) — The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Studies Service posted the following news: Access to health care involves affordability, which is often linked to health insurance coverage, as well as the availability of health care facilities and providers. The self-employed are less likely to have access to employer-sponsored health insurance […]

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French, DBN will fund economic research

The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) have signed an agreement under which AFD will provide €300,000 (just over N$5 million) in grants for two research programs DBN. These programs are; investigate opportunities in the areas of affordable housing; and the development of Namibian women entrepreneurs. The agreement was signed […]

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The DBN obtains funding from the French Development Agency for economic research

Staff reporter THE Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) and the French Development Agency (AFD) have signed an agreement for N$5 million for AFD financing of two DBN economic research programs. The DBN said the first research program intends to study opportunities in affordable housing and the second will focus on the development of Namibian women […]

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Economic research from Freenome Health highlights the clinical utility of screening tests that detect adenomas

– Research finds that detecting adenomas reduces mortality in colorectal cancer, regardless of adherence and implementation scenarios SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Freenome, a private biotechnology company, presented results at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) annual meeting that compared hypothetical colorectal cancer (CRC) screening tests that detect adenomas to the minimum test […]

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French development agency collaborates with DBN to fund project-based economic research

The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) have signed an agreement under which AFD will provide a N$5 million grant to two DBN research programs studying opportunities in areas of affordable housing and the development of Namibian women. contractors. The agreement was signed by the Managing Director of the Development […]

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Oren M. Levin-Waldman, Socioeconomic Research Fellow, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor/Editor on Westchester On the Level – Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 10 a.m. to noon DST

Listeners are encouraged to participate when they stay on topic The call number is 347-205-9201 Callers will be asked to give their first name so that they can be treated with respect. Listen to this program “Live” or “On Demand” via the following hyperlink – http://tobtr.com/s/12097657 NEWARK, NJ and YONKERS, NY – May 18, 2022 […]

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HPSI – Economic Research Realtor.com

HPSI – Economic Research Realtor.com May 13, 2022 the The Realtor.com® Economics Team weekly video update gives you the relevant economic and real estate information you need to navigate the housing market as a buyer, seller or industry professional. This week, Chief Economist Danielle Hale discusses the latest inflation reading, what the Fed had to […]

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Gaduh appointed research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research

Photo by University Relations Arya Gaduh, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Sam M. Walton College of Business. The National Bureau of Economic Research has named Arya Gaduh, associate professor in the Department of Economics at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, a research associate for its development economics program. The Development […]

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World Offshore Wind Forum signs MoU with Taiwan Institute of Economic Research

Today, April 28, 2022, the World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a leading Taiwanese think tank, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER). The agreement covers three main areas of development: 1. Create platforms to promote, stimulate opportunities and match offshore wind-related industries between Taiwan and international stakeholders. […]

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New home sales down 8.6% in March

March 2022 new home sales What happened this month: Sales of new homes slipped again, down 8.6% to an annual rate of 763,000 in March, following a decline in sales of existing homes, as the combination of high inflation and the Fed’s efforts to control it pushed mortgage rates higher and ruled housing demand. Even […]

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Mortgage rates rise again, reaching 5.11%

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rates – April 21, 2022 What happened to mortgage rates this week: The Freddie Mac fixed rate for a 30-year 30-year rose for the seventh consecutive week, to 5.11%, following the continued surge in the 10-year Treasury which broke the 2.8% mark for the first time since December 2018. Investors hailed better-than-expected […]

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Mortgage rates rise again, leading to higher monthly payments

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rates – March 31, 2022 What happened to mortgage rates this week: Freddie Mac’s fixed rate for a 30-year loan rose again this week, jumping another 25 basis points to 4.67%, its highest level since December 2018. Continuing on the recent trajectory, rates mortgages would reach 5% in a few weeks. , […]

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Waiting for home sales to fall for the fourth straight month

What the data shows: Contract signings for existing homes fell for the fourth consecutive month in February, with a monthly decline of 4.1%, due to a combination of rising mortgage rates, house prices and the consumer inflation. The monthly decline was propelled by declines in all regions except the Northeast. Pending home sales were 5.4% […]

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Elites Don’t Care About Inflation By Oren M. Levin-Waldman, Socioeconomics Researcher

Listen to Socioeconomic Research Professor Oren M. Levin-Waldman’s discussion of his most recent essay, “The Elites Don’t Care About Inflation” this Wednesday, March 23, 2022. It can be heard every other Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET on Westchester On the Level. The broadcast can be listened to “live” or “on demand” […]

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Home starts jump 22.3% from 2021 levels

February 2022 New residential construction What happened: New residential construction is under pressure from inflation, labor shortages and rising interest rates. The trends are also reflected in stumbling homebuilder sentiment, with the NAHB market index down for three consecutive months, due to lower buyer traffic and affordability concerns. Additionally, with Russia’s war in Ukraine disrupting […]

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Mortgage rates drop to 3.89% amid geopolitical uncertainty

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rates – February 24, 2022 What happened to mortgage rates this week: Freddie Mac’s fixed rate for a 30-year loan fell this week as geopolitical uncertainty weakened 10-year Treasury yields. The rate on a 30-year loan registered 3.89%, down 3 basis points from last week’s peak. As the world reacts to developments […]

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A Short Guide to Writing Economic Research | Qurius

Economics Writing: Attributes Many formulas, lemmas and proofs are used in the speech. There are many styles of writing. There are many styles of writing. Some are technical and dry while others are more eloquent. Economic writing is different from other types of writing. It is technical and has a main objective of clarity. A […]

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Homeownership rate in the fourth quarter reflects slight growth and demographic disparities

Q4 2021 Home ownership and vacancy What happened this quarter: The country’s 83.5 million homeowner households have pushed the home ownership rate to 65.5% in the fourth quarter of 2021, up slightly from the third quarter and down 0.3 percentage points from the same quarter in 2020, as the economy and housing markets continue to […]

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Oren M. Levin-Waldman, Socio-Economic Research Fellow, Alicia Wiedemann, Alicia Wiedemann, Summer Friday Ad Agency Partner, Delfim Heusler, Yonkers Insider Editor/Editor, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Westchester Editor/Editor On the Level – Wednesday, January 26, 2022 – 10:00-12:00 EST

Listeners are invited to participate when they stay on topic The call number is 347-205-9201 Callers will be asked to give their first name so that they can be treated with respect. Listen to this program “Live” or “On Demand” via the following hyperlink – http://tobtr.com/s/12049913 NEWARK, NJ, TARRYTOWN, NY and YONKERS, NY – January […]

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Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy – ​​Economic Research

Friday, March 25, 2022Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco In line Welcome remarks Mary C. DalyPresident and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Session 1: Average Inflation Targeting: Time Inconsistency and Intentional Ambiguity Chair: Andrew Foerster, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Authors: Chengcheng Jia, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland […]

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USDA’s Economic Research Service analyzes the recent trade war

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) has detailed the effects of the trade war with China in 2018 and 2019 in a new report. The agency explained that in 2018, the USDA imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from major trading partners and other general tariffs on Chinese […]

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Economic Research Institute: Estonian economy is cooling | Economy

EKI Director Marje Josing noted that very fast barometers seem slow to assess and measure the current economy. A week-by-week overview is necessary, because what happened in December has already changed dramatically. “There has never been a more difficult time to forecast than right now. Forecasts are only valid in a situation where nothing out […]

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Instawork launches economic research division led by Dr. Daniel Altman

Subscribe to Instawork’s new Economic Insights newsletter to receive regular updates: https://hubs.li/Q012kZ–0 Tweet that “Hourly workers make up more than half of the U.S. workforce, yet they have often been overlooked in analyzes of the macroeconomics and the future of work,” said Daniel Altman. “Instawork has a tremendous amount of up-to-date hourly labor market data, […]

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Center for Socio-Economic Research: Indicators Show Malaysia’s Economy Has Bottomed Out, Though Uneven Across Sectors | Malaysia

The SERC found that Malaysia’s leading index (LI) returned to positive growth territory for the second consecutive month in October 2021 and remained positive on the long-term trend. — Photo by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, 4th January – The Executive Director of the Socio-Economic Research Center (SERC), Lee Heng Guie, said today that major […]

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Center for Socio-Economic Research: A Better Year 2022 for the Malaysian Economy | Malaysia

SERC Executive Director Lee Heng Guie noted that the revival of international tourist arrivals (an average of 26.1 million per year from 2015 to 2019 and foreign exchange earnings of RM80.7 billion per year over of the same period) is considered necessary to support firmer tourism. and associated services. — Photo by Sayuti Zainudin KUALA […]

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National Bureau of Economic Research article features custody issues

In a new article titled “Blockchain Analysis of the Bitcoin Market,” Igor Makarov and Antoinette Schoar of the National Bureau of Economic Research detail the state of Bitcoin. In the document, a section on custody piqued the interest of a fintech CEO, as it highlighted concerns he has long exposed. “It’s hidden, but it’s there,” […]

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National Bureau of Economic Research: Top 1% Bitcoin Holders Own 27% of BTC Supply

Wealth concentrations and inequality are one of the great challenges of our time, and new research from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has highlighted this phenomenon as an emerging trend in the digital asset space. The research report included a three-part study of Bitcoin network transaction volume and participant structure, the concentration and […]

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Top 1% of Bitcoin holders hold 27% of BTC supply

Wealth concentrations and inequality are one of the great challenges of our time, and new research from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has highlighted this phenomenon as an emerging trend in the digital asset space. The research report included a three-part study of Bitcoin network transaction volume and participant structure, the concentration and […]

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New home sales rise as inventory improves

November 2021 New Home Sales What happened this month: New home sales rose for the third consecutive month in November as still-low mortgage rates prompted buyers to close ahead of the winter holidays. However, October sales figures were revised down, indicating slower than expected activity. A total of 744,000 new homes were sold during the […]

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Around the Indian economy in five studies

Social sector organisations, which aimed to help people through the Covid crisis, were also affected by the sudden disruptions triggered by the pandemic. There has been a significant reduction in funding available to them, and lockdown and social distancing protocols have affected their own staff and programs, forcing them to adopt new ways of operating. […]

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First-time home buyers drive real estate activity

First-time home buyers remain optimistic despite a tough housing market over the past year. In the hope of achieving their goal of home ownership and providing a comfortable space for their families, young buyers set out to learn about the market and establish their list of priorities for the purchase of their House. As the […]

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The Federal Reserve accelerates the reduction of asset purchases

The Federal Open Market Committee today was expected to disclose a more rapid reduction in asset purchases and a possible indication of a near-term rate hike date. The announcement confirmed that the Federal Reserve would reduce its purchases of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities at a faster pace, given continued strength in employment and accelerating inflation. […]

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A Snapshot of US Farms from the USDA Economic Research Service – 2021 Edition Farm Policy News

Last week, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) released its annual report exploring the characteristics of US farms: “Various American Family Farms: 2021 Edition.” Today’s update includes highlights from the report, which was authored by Christine Whitt, Jessica E. Todd and Andrew Keller. The report noted that “In total, family farms accounted for approximately 98% […]

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The BSU Center for Business and Economic Research publishes its forecast for 2022

MUNCIE, Ind. — Consumers in east-central Indiana and across the country are getting serious about spending this holiday season, burning through savings accrued from pandemic shutdowns and the government largesse that comes with them. But economists who presented Thursday at the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research’s annual economic outlook said the […]

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Economic research: The financial fragility of American households and businesses has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade

View analyst contact information Financial conditions for households and non-financial businesses in the United States continued to improve in the second quarter of 2021, as our Financial Frailty Index fell further below its historical average to its lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2010. The headline index fell to -2.12 in the second quarter. […]

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Mortgage rates drop slightly as labor shortage continues

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate December 9, 2021 What happened to mortgage rates this week: Freddie Mac’s fixed rate for a 30-year loan fell 1 basis point to 3.10% this week, marking the fourth straight week of mostly sideways movement. Investors reacted to job vacancies report, pointing to widespread labor shortages likely to put upward pressure […]

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Bureau of Economic Research pushes for mandatory hotel data collection

VI Bureau of Economic Research Director Allison DeGazon testifies before members of Government Operations and Consumer Protection on Tuesday. (photo by Legislative Assembly) Collecting data is essential for government operations and obtaining federal funding, but during Tuesday’s hearing on government operations and consumer protection, VI Bureau of Economic Research Director Allison DeGazon, said hotels were […]

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Mortgage rates stabilize as Thanksgiving approaches

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate November 24, 2021 What happened to mortgage rates this week: After last week’s spike, Freddie Mac’s fixed rate for a 30-year loan held steady at 3.10% heading into the Thanksgiving holiday. Home sales data continues to show strong demand for homes, amid tight supply and rising prices. Meanwhile, there are mixed […]

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New home sales held steady in October

October 2021 New Home Sales What happened this month: Sales of new homes was little changed in October, up just 0.4% from the revised September figure, with monthly gains in the Midwest (+11.0%) and South (+0.2%) offsetting declines in the Northeast (-11.8%) and West (-1.1%) . New home sales fell 23.1% from the level of […]

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Computerwoche, the German Research Institute for Management and Economics in Hamburg, gives Arvato Systems a Reliable Rating for IT Security

The Hamburg Institute for Management and Economic Research (IMWF) and the specialist magazine Computerwoche have investigated the question of what distinguishes a good IT security provider. They conducted a social listening study to find out who the players in this market trust the most. The results of the “Computer Security” study are now available and […]

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New York University Abu Dhabi Students Win ADNOC-Bloomberg Economic Research Challenge at ADIPEC 2021

A team of five students from New York University Abu Dhabi won the ADNOC-Bloomberg Economic Research Challenge at ADIPEC 2021, organized as part of the ADNOC-Bloomberg Education Initiative. The team members are Anne-Maria Salmela, Joanna Daniela Jagodzinska, Oxana Dmitriyenko, Aya Abu Ali and Vanessa Abou Kors. The challenge is the first academic economic research competition […]

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ESRI and Ibec join forces in an all-island economic research project

Employers group Ibec and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) have launched what they say is a major research project on the economy of all islands aimed at improving understanding of the economy of all islands. the islands, including North-South trade. The three-year project will include engagement with the UK’s National Institute of Economic […]

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Mortgage rates erase gains amid mixed economic signals

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate November 4, 2021 What happened to mortgage rates this week: the Freddie Mac The fixed mortgage rate for a 30-year loan erased last week’s gain, falling 5 basis points to 3.09% as investors continue to assess mixed economic signals ahead of the jobs report. Friday. Private hiring data suggests that the […]

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Zeigler Auto Group ranks first in Glassdoor’s economic study on work-life balance

Glassdoor Economic Research Study on Work-Life Balance in the United States During COVID-19 – Released Thursday, October 21, 2021 – Names Zeigler Auto Group the Best New and Used Auto Dealership Group noted from the country. The study – which collated Glassdoor.com reviews from current and former full-time US-based employees between March 15, 2020 and […]

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NKU’s Brooklyn Stephens Wins Best Undergraduate Paper Award at State Economic Research Conference

Brooklyn Stephens of Northern Kentucky University, an economics major and Center for Economic Education scholar, received the Best Undergraduate Paper Award at the 2021 Kentucky Economic Association Undergraduate Research Conference. Stephens article, Money Keeps Me Up At Night: An Analysis of Financial Anxiety in the United States identifies demographic groups that may suffer from increased […]

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Zeigler Auto Group Ranked First in Glassdoor Economic Research’s Work-Life Balance Study

Zeigler Auto Group values ​​PRIDE: passion, reputation, integrity, drive and execution After nearly 50 years, we continue to be a family business. and for us, that means taking care of our people through good times and bad. It also means continuing to adapt to a rapidly changing world by listening to the needs of our […]

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Ana Boata appointed global head of economic research for Euler Hermes Group

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Euler Hermes, world leader in credit insurance, announces a change in the management of its economic studies department. Ana Boata, previously Head of Macroeconomic Research, is appointed Global Head of Economic Research of Euler Hermes Group effective September 1, 2021. She will replace Alexis Garatti, who will now focus on ESG and trend research. […]

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September jobs report good, but below expectations

What happened in the September jobs report? Employers added 194,000 net new jobs to payrolls according to the September jobs report released today, a positive total but below expectations. Compensating for this disappointing total somewhat, historical data has been revised upwards so that an additional 169,000 jobs have been added to the previously released July […]

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Hot summer market leads to record price growth

Today’s S&P Case-Shiller Index reflects the competitive nature of the summer 2021 housing market, with interested buyers ranging from families looking for a home in anticipation of a back-to-school in-person buyers looking for larger homes in desirable suburban markets. With inventories remaining tight, prices rose at a record 19.7% in July, a three-decade high. Additionally, […]

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household wealth – Realtor.com Economic Research

household wealth – Realtor.com Economic Research September 24, 2021 To keep up with the rapid changes COVID-19 is causing in the economy and housing market, the economics team at realtor.com® provides a weekly blog and video update on relevant real estate and economic information you need to know. to navigate the housing market. in these […]

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sharing economy – Realtor.com Economic Research

Nearly half of Americans would be interested in renting more space in their home 32% of owners have experimented with various approaches to earning extra income from their properties 85% of homeowners would invest in creating additional space, with half willing to spend $30,000 or less 53% of owners would rent their home to boost […]

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household formation – Realtor.com Economic Research

September 17, 2021 To keep up with the rapid changes that COVID-19 is causing in the economy and the housing market, the The economics team of realtor.com® provides a weekly blog and video update on the relevant real estate and economic information you need to know to navigate the housing market in these difficult times. […]

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construction spending – Realtor.com Economic Research

September 3, 2021 To keep up with the rapid changes COVID-19 is causing in the economy and housing market, the economics team at realtor.com® provides a weekly blog and video update on relevant real estate and economic information you need to know. to navigate the housing market. in these difficult times. This week, Economic Research […]

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August job growth below expectations

Employment continued its upward trend in August, but the number of new jobs came in well below expectations as the growing delta COVID variant took its toll. The month saw 235,000 new jobs added to corporate payrolls. Employment gains were seen in professional and business services, transportation and warehousing, private education and manufacturing. Notably, employment […]

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Mortgage rates are roughly stable at 2.87%

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate August 26, 2021What happened this week: Mortgage rates rose just 1 basis point to 2.87% in data this week from Freddie Mac, marking the third consecutive week of relative stability. As the stock market hits new highs and investors continue to digest the minutes of the Fed’s July meeting while awaiting […]

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3D Printed Home Technology Enters the Mainstream – Realtor.com Economic Research

Courtesy ICON 3D printing used to be a bit of a wacky idea, but now several 3D printed homes and projects have been successfully built and inhabited. To find out if today’s consumers are aware of current technology and how they feel about homes built this way, Realtor.com partnered with HarrisX to survey more than […]

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house building – Realtor.com Economic Research

Real estate markets have undergone extraordinary changes over the past year as the global pandemic has dominated business activity and headlines, and restricted the daily lives of most people. Through the ups and downs of COVID, housing markets have provided refuge from crosswinds. For most Americans, homes have become not only shelters, but have also […]

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3D printed home technology enters the mainstream

Over 40% of Americans are familiar with home 3D printing technology Two-thirds of consumers would live in a 3D-printed house Affordability and energy efficiency are key to adoption Uncertainty about long-term viability, aesthetics and durability poses challenges 3D printing technology can complement existing construction methods The technology has made significant advances over the past decade, […]

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3D Printing – Realtor.com Business Search

Over 40% of Americans are familiar with home 3D printing technology Two-thirds of consumers would live in a 3D-printed house Affordability and energy efficiency are key to adoption Uncertainty about long-term viability, aesthetics and durability poses challenges 3D printing technology can complement existing construction methods The technology has made significant advances over the past decade, […]

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consumer prices – Realtor.com Economic Research

February 11, 2022 the The Realtor.com® Economics Team weekly video update gives you the relevant economic and real estate information you need to navigate the housing market as a buyer, seller or industry professional. This week, Economic Research Director George Ratiu discusses the latest data highlighting signs of a post-pandemic future. Economic momentum continues, leading […]

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Small Business Index – Realtor.com Economic Research

November 12, 2021 VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: I am Danielle Hale, Chief Economist for Realtor.com® and here’s what you need to know. With COVID cases stable across the country and increasing in some areas, states continue to experiment. In Colorado, for example, the governor declared all adults eligible for booster shots. Meanwhile, it is estimated that nearly […]

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Federal Open Markets Committee – Realtor.com Economic Research

What the March Fed statement says: With inflation concerns in the background, today’s Federal Open Market Committee announced the first increase in the federal funds rate, to a range of ¼ to ½ percent. Today’s rise comes nearly two years to the day after the Fed cut rates to zero and began its final purchases […]

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The Federal Reserve maintains a dovish stance in July

Today’s announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee was in line with expectations and did not create the waves that its June release did when the committee provided updated economic projections that showed stronger economic growth and faster-than-expected rate hikes. The FOMC pointed out that economic data continues to show a steady recovery, even as […]

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What the March Fed statement says: With inflation concerns in the background, today’s Federal Open Market Committee announced the first increase in the federal funds rate, to a range of ¼ to ½ percent. Today’s rise comes nearly two years to the day after the Fed cut rates to zero and began its final purchases […]

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National Bureau of Economic Research: US Covid-19 Recession Officially Ended April 2020

In case anyone was starting to get worried, the US economy officially emerged from the worst recession in history in April 2020, marking the shortest contraction on record. From February 2020, the US economy collapsed in the worst period of contraction since World War II, which saw GDP levels plunge 31.4% in the second quarter. […]

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David Slusky to deliver a Shutz lecture focused on economic research and research consumption

LAWRENCE — David Slusky is an instinctive sleuth ready to share the tricks of his trade to help students explore the economic issues around them. Slusky, De-Min and Chin-Sha Wu Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Kansas College of Arts and Sciences, will deliver the annual Shutz Lecture at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, […]

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Economic Research Reveals Significant Flaws in DOL H-1B Visa Rule

A sign outside the US Department of Labor, which issued an important rule on October 8, 2020, … [+] affecting wages paid to H-1B visa holders and employment-based immigrants. Getty Forgotten in the flurry of legal activity over the Trump administration’s new H-1B visa rules, economic research has revealed significant loopholes in the regulations. This […]

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Precise economics research group using math derived from skull measurements sees slower recovery

People walk along Broadway as the coronavirus keeps financial markets and businesses mostly closed on May 08, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Economists’ latest projections of the shape of the recovery have quickly turned into alphabet soup (V, U, W?), and growing uncertainty about a resurgence of the coronavirus is […]

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New Andrew Young School Scholarship Promotes Undergraduate Economic Research – Georgia State University News

ATLANTA—Seojin “Sam” Kim (BA) in economics from Georgia State University was awarded the first Zeinah Danielle Aouani Fellowship earlier this year. This new award aims to promote undergraduate research in economics. The scholarship provides financial support to outstanding undergraduate students majoring in economics who have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and are enrolled in a […]

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The Institute for Integrated Economic Research-Australia: our latest global partner

By Robbin Laird The Second Line of Defense/Defense.info team works with a number of global partners. We welcome our latest partner The Institute for Integrated Economic Research-Australia which is chaired by Air Vice Marshal (Retired) John Blackburn and was founded precisely to address the underlying issues that have been exposed during the recent coronavirus crisis. […]

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The Clean Water Rule and Economic Research on Water Pollution Regulation in the United States

David Keizer, Joseph S. Shapiro October 05, 2019 Earlier this month, the Trump administration repealed the Clean Water Rule, also known as the Waters of the US Rule. This rule was intended to ensure that federal water quality regulations protected most US rivers and streams. The rule was originally created during the Obama administration and […]

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Pressure to publish in top journals stifles creativity in economic research

Too often in economics, where you post can be more important than what you post. That’s the theory explored in a new study co-authored by Nobel Prize-winning economist James J. Heckman and Sidharth Moktan, a predoctoral fellow at the Center for Human Development Economics. The University of Chicago researchers found that tenure and award committees […]

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Definition of the European Center for Economic Research

What is the Center for European Economic Research? The Center for European Economic Research is a non-profit economic research institution based in Mannheim, Germany. The organization provides advice on economic issues and policies to its clients, with its work focusing primarily on European economies. Key points to remember The Center for European Economic Research, or […]

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) definition

What is the National Bureau of Economic Research? The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization whose goal is to promote a better understanding of how the economy works. It disseminates economic research to public policy makers, business professionals and the academic community. Key points to remember The NBER […]

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Download the document! There are tradeoffs with any change in public policy and even small policy changes impact state budgets and taxpayers’ pocketbooks. To help citizens and policymakers understand the impact of policy decisions on businesses, families, jobs, the economy, and state revenues, the Buckeye Institute’s Economic Research Center (ERC) offers reliable research and personalized […]