Timely Topics

By St. Louis Fed

Economists and other experts from the St. Louis Fed talk about their research, economics-related topics in the news and issues specifically related to the Fed.

  1. 1.
    How Lessons from 1944 Bretton Woods Apply to Pandemic Recovery
    17:33
  2. 2.
    Teaching about New Monetary Policy Tools
    10:28
  3. 3.
    Consumer Debt Trends during the Pandemic
    18:13
  4. 4.
    Meritocracy in College Admissions
    20:57
  5. 5.
    The Pandemic Worsened Inequities for Working Women. What Now?
    22:17
  6. 6.
    Student Sorting in the College Selection Process
    23:37
  7. 7.
    Wage Posting and Job Searching
    23:41
  8. 8.
    Economic Equity: St. Louis Fed Leaders
    36:07
  1. 9.
    Timely Topics Economic Equity: Inequality and Stock Market Participation
    19:39
  2. 10.
    Timely Topics Economic Equity: Community Development
    22:59
  3. 11.
    Timely Topics Equity: Demographics
    25:28
  4. 12.
    Educated Workers and America’s Competitiveness
    3:34
  5. 13.
    COVID-19 and Hot Money Credits
    14:19
  6. 14.
    COVID-19 and Financial Setbacks for Millennials
    11:28
  7. 15.
    COVID-19 and School Closures
    9:36
  8. 16.
    COVID-19 and U.S. Reliance on Medical Equipment Imports
    16:07
  9. 17.
    Families Most Vulnerable to Income Shock and COVID-19
    10:26
  10. 18.
    Financial Distress and COVID-19
    10:54
  11. 19.
    The Role of Decision-Making in Financial Literacy
    14:32
  12. 20.
    The Role of Human Capital in Production
    20:24
  13. 21.
    Inflation and Central Banks
    23:33
  14. 22.
    How the Great Recession Changed Perceptions and Increased Tail Risk
    14:46
  15. 23.
    Explaining the Midcentury Increase in Housing Prices, Ownership
    18:51
  16. 24.
    The Interconnectivity of Production Networks
    8:38
  17. 25.
    A New Look at the Bretton Woods Agreement
    23:22
  18. 26.
    How Advancing Automation May Affect Occupations
    10:12
  19. 27.
    Bullard Discusses the Fed’s Monetary Policy Framework Review
    13:23
  20. 28.
    Center for Household Financial Stability: The First Five Years
    18:58
  21. 29.
    The Role of Trade in Cross-Country Income Differences
    16:30
  22. 30.
    Supervising the Nation’s Banks
    22:43
  23. 31.
    James Bullard Discusses Nominal GDP Targeting
    15:07
  24. 32.
    What Is the Optimal Corporate Income Tax Rate?
    10:11
  25. 33.
    Little Rock Branch Celebrates 100 Years of History
    9:24
  26. 34.
    Household Debt Up, Delinquencies Low Since Recession
    12:03
  27. 35.
    An Economist’s Perspective on the Marriage Market
    11:06
  28. 36.
    Cotton, Cash and the King – 100 Years of the Memphis Branch
    14:59
  29. 37.
    Some Basics on Sovereign Debt and Default
    14:39
  30. 38.
    Fiscal Policy’s Link to Inequality
    19:26
  31. 39.
    Bitcoin: Beyond the Basics
    15:50
  32. 40.
    Innovation Is on the Rise
    12:46
  33. 41.
    Oil-Producing Countries and Debt
    12:38
  34. 42.
    The Personalities behind Historic Policies
    17:54
  35. 43.
    James Bullard: A Policymaker’s Reflections on Crisis to Recovery
    26:51
  36. 44.
    Have You Met FRED?
    12:26
  37. 45.
    Holiday Spending: A Gift for the Economy
    7:28
  38. 46.
    Monetary Policy Minutes: Part 4, The Fed’s Balance Sheet
    8:23
  39. 47.
    What Does a Fed Branch Do?
    18:20
  40. 48.
    Monetary Policy Minutes: Part 1, What Is Monetary Policy?
    4:50
  41. 49.
    Monetary Policy Minutes: Part 2, Employment and Inflation
    6:53
  42. 50.
    Monetary Policy Minutes: Part 3, Savers and Borrowers
    3:29

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