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CFE Analysis | Fed

Some Simple Term Structure Arithmetic

Robert J. Barbera and Jonathan H. Wright We’ve written two pieces recently on Treasury yields amid the COVID recovery.  Wednesday’s  release of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee’s Survey of […]

CFE Analysis | Macro

Beware of Seasonal Adjustment

By Kevin Heerdt and Jonathan H. Wright Economic data released by the government and other entities are being distorted by normally acceptable statistical methods. The extreme economic data that are […]

CFE blog gets some notice
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CFE blog gets some notice

This blog has recently been listed on the Intelligent Economist’s list of the Top 100 economics blogs.

Women and careers in economics and finance
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Women and careers in economics and finance

Friday, May 4th, 2018, the CFE together with the Economics Department launched the inaugural meeting of the “Women and Careers in Economics and Finance” lunch series. Our first speaker in […]

Faust to give the Félix Neubergh Lecture
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Faust to give the Félix Neubergh Lecture

On Oct. 12, Prof. Jon Faust will be giving the Félix Nuebergh Lecture in Gothenberg, Sweden. The topic will be “The Role of Macroeconomic Policy Analysis in the Great Inflation, […]

CFE | Spotlight

Genetics and Investment Returns

Fortune magazine is featuring exciting new genetic research by Johns Hopkins researchers. This might not seem so surprising, but we’re pretty sure it’s a first that the genetic research comes […]

CFE Analysis | Macro

Capital controls for Russia?

“The main lesson from international experience is that controls on capital outflows can work—but only if they are associated with a credible policy plan addressing the underlying cause of the […]