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How Does Intergenerational Wealth Transmission Affect Wealth Concentration?

In this note, we seek to establish the role of intergenerational wealth transmission by using the Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), which contains extensive information about household balance sheets, intergenerational transfers made and received, and demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of respondents.
FEDS Notes , Paper 2018-06-01

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Optimal-Control Monetary Policy in the FRB/US Model

The question of how best to conduct monetary policy has been studied by economists for a long time. Over the past 25 years or so, attention has focused on systematic approaches to setting the short-term interest rate in a manner that effectively balances policymaker objectives.
FEDS Notes , Paper 2014-11-21-1

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How Do U.S. Global Systemically Important Banks Lower Their Capital Surcharges?

In this note, we examine whether and how U.S. G-SIBs adjust their systemic importance indicators to lower their surcharges.
FEDS Notes , Paper 2020-01-31

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Why Are Net Interest Margins of Large Banks So Compressed?

This note analyzes recent trends in net interest margins (NIMs) at domestic bank holding companies.
FEDS Notes , Paper 2015-10-05

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How Can We Measure the Value of a Home? Comparing Model-Based Estimates with Owner-Occupant Estimates

In this note, we assess whether AVM estimates or owner valuations are better at approximating the market value of a home.
FEDS Notes , Paper 2018-10-11

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Why is Involuntary Part-Time Work Elevated?

Despite substantial improvement in the unemployment rate and several other labor market indicators, the number of Americans involuntarily working part time (also called "part-time for economic reasons") remains unusually high nearly five years into the recovery. In this note, we focus on two questions: 1. What can Current Population Survey (CPS) data on the stocks and flows of involuntary part-time employment say about the underlying reasons for its persistently high rate? And 2. Based on this analysis, what can we expect for the evolution of involuntary part-time work going forward?
FEDS Notes , Paper 2014-04-14

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Mass Population Displacement and Retail Activities in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina

This week marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's tragic landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, and the forced relocation of hundreds of thousands of families who lost their homes in the disaster. This mass population displacement boosted, for an extended period, population density and store frequentation in areas that were relatively spared by the storm. This note argues that supermarkets that weathered the hurricane raised prices little despite facing markedly higher store traffic and likely disruptions to their supply chains.
FEDS Notes , Paper 2015-08-26

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Repurchase Agreements in the Financial Accounts of the United States

The objectives of this note are to provide an overview of how Board staff compiles repo data for the Financial Accounts, to explain recent changes to those methods and how these changes affect our understanding of the role played by repo in the financial crisis, and to describe plans for further improvements to the repo series.
FEDS Notes , Paper 2014-06-30

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The Increase in Wealth Concentration, 1989-2013

Wealth is highly concentrated in the United States, and top shares have been rising in recent decades, raising both normative and macroeconomic policy concerns.
FEDS Notes , Paper 2015-06-05

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Residual Seasonality in Core Consumer Price Inflation

The past 10 years have typically seen a pattern in which consumer price inflation has tended to be higher in the first half of the year than in the second half.
FEDS Notes , Paper 2014-10-14

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