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The benchmark U.S. Treasury market: recent performance and possible alternatives - commentary

Economic Policy Review , Issue Apr , Pages 149-153

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The evolving external orientation of manufacturing: a profile of four countries

Using more than two decades of industry data, the authors profile the external orientation of manufacturing industries in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan. They use the term "external orientation" to describe the potential exposure of an industry's revenues and costs to world events through exports, imports, and imported inputs. For each major manufacturing industry, the authors provide histories of the share of total revenues earned in foreign markets, the role of imports in domestic consumption, and the costs of imported inputs in total production. In addition, ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 3 , Issue Jul , Pages 53-81

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Hedge funds, financial intermediation, and systemic risk

Hedge funds, with assets under management approaching an estimated $1.5 trillion in 2006, have become important players in the U.S. and global capital markets. These largely unregulated funds differ from other market participants in their use of a variety of complex trading strategies and instruments, in their liberal use of leverage, in their opacity to outsiders, and in their convex compensation structure. These differences can exacerbate potential market failures stemming from agency problems, externalities, and moral hazard. Counterparty credit risk management (CCRM) practices, used by ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 13 , Issue Dec , Pages 1-18

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A framework for the pursuit of price stability

Based on remarks delivered before the Annual Financial Services of the New York Bankers Association on March 21, 1996, and the Economic Club of New York on October 2, 1996.
Economic Policy Review , Volume 3 , Issue Aug , Pages 1-7

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Immigration, health, and New York City: early results based on the U.S. new immigrant cohort of 2003

This article was presented at a conference organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in April 2005, "Urban Dynamics in New York City." The goal of the conference was threefold: to examine the historical transformations of the engine-of-growth industries in New York and distill the main determinants of the city's historical dominance as well as the challenges to its continued success; to study the nature and evolution of immigration flows into New York; and to analyze recent trends in a range of socioeconomic outcomes, both for the general population and recent immigrants more ...
Economic Policy Review , Issue Dec , Pages 127-151

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Using financial incentives to encourage welfare recipients to become economically self-sufficient - commentary

Economic Policy Review , Issue Sep , Pages 127-132

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Commentary on \\"A reconsideration of the risk sensitivity of U.S. banking organization subordinated debt spreads: a sample selection approach\\"

This paper was part of the conference "Beyond Pillar 3 in International Banking Regulation: Disclosure and Market Discipline of Financial Firms," cosponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia Business School, October 2-3, 2003.
Economic Policy Review , Issue Sep , Pages 93-95

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The timing and funding of Fedwire funds transfers

An examination of the Federal Reserve?s Fedwire Funds Transfer service reveals that the highest concentration of funds-transfer value occurs in the late afternoon. The authors attribute this activity peak to attempts by banks (and their customers) to coordinate payment timing more closely. By synchronizing payments, banks can take advantage of incoming funds to make outgoing payments?especially during periods of heavy payment traffic. Conversely, during off-peak times, banks must rely more on account balances or overdrafts to fund payments, which increases the cost of making payments. For ...
Economic Policy Review , Issue Jul , Pages 17-32

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A comparison of measures of core inflation

The ability of central banks to differentiate between permanent and transitory price movements is critical for the conduct of monetary policy. The importance of gauging the persistence of price changes in a timely manner has led to the development of measures of underlying, or ?core,? inflation that are designed to remove transitory price changes from aggregate inflation data. Given the usefulness of this information to policymakers, there is a surprising lack of consensus on a preferred measure of U.S. core inflation. This article examines several proposed measures of core inflation?the ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 13 , Issue Dec , Pages 19-38

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The benchmark U.S. Treasury market: recent performance and possible alternatives - commentary

Economic Policy Review , Issue Apr , Pages 155-157

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