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Quantifying the Impact of Foreign Economic Uncertainty on the U.S. Economy
In this note, we construct a measure of real economic uncertainty (REU)--based on the predictability of near-term economic performance--for the major advanced economies.
AUTHORS: Londono, Juan M.; Ma, Sai; Wilson, Beth Anne
DATE: 2019-10-08

Journal Article
The Branch Puzzle : Why Are there Still Bank Branches?
We provide evidence that the persistence of the large number of local bank branches across the country may be due to the fact that both depositors and small businesses continue to value local bank branches.
AUTHORS: Anenberg, Elliot; Chang, Andrew C.; Grundl, Serafin J.; Moore, Kevin B.; Windle, Richard
DATE: 2018-08-20

Journal Article
A New Measure of Housing Wealth in the Financial Accounts of the United States
This note introduces a new method for measuring the aggregate value of own-use residential real estate in the United States from 2001 to present.
AUTHORS: Hall, Hannah; Nielsen, Eric; Sommer, Kamila
DATE: 2018-09-28

Journal Article
The Tools and Transmission of Federal Reserve Monetary Policy in the 1920s
This note describes the tools used by the Federal Reserve (Fed) to implement monetary policy in the 1920s and the degree to which changes in these tools were transmitted to private money markets. In doing so, we hope to provide some historical perspective to the renewed debate around monetary policy frameworks and toolkits.
AUTHORS: Carlson, Mark; Duygan-Bump, Burcu
DATE: 2016-11-22

Journal Article
From Income to Consumption Inequality? Looking through the Lens of Motor Vehicle Purchases
In this note, we assess the pattern of consumption inequality using an alternative data source--namely, new motor vehicle purchases.
AUTHORS: Dunn, Wendy E.; Tito, Maria D.
DATE: 2018-01-12

Journal Article
Projected Evolution of the SOMA Portfolio and the 10-year Treasury Term Premium Effect
An earlier Feds note used staff models to provide a projection for the evolution of the SOMA portfolio and an estimate of the associated term premium effect (TPE) on the 10-year Treasury yield. That analysis relied on economic, financial, and monetary policy assumptions as of April 2017. With the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announcing a change in its reinvestment policy in its September 2017 post-meeting statement, this note provides updated projections.
AUTHORS: Bonis, Brian; Ihrig, Jane E.; Wei, Min
DATE: 2017-09-22

Journal Article
Using Cross-State Variation to Assess the Potential for Additional Improvement in Measures of Labor Market Conditions
While the national unemployment rate and the monthly change in payroll employment receive considerable attention among analysts seeking to assess the current state of the labor market, a broader range of labor market indicators are potentially also useful.
AUTHORS: Smith, Christopher L.
DATE: 2014-06-02

Journal Article
Assessing the Community Reinvestment Act's Role in the Financial Crisis
An important question arising out of the financial crisis is whether the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) played a significant role in the subprime mortgage boom and bust by pushing banks to make loans to risky borrowers.
AUTHORS: Bhutta, Neil; Ringo, Daniel R.
DATE: 2015-05-26

Journal Article
The Increased Role of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Funding Markets, Part 3 : Implications for Financial Stability
This note is the third part in a three part series. Part 1 provides some historical background and discusses key institutional characteristics of the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLB) System. Part 2 highlights some of the recent trends in the FHLB system and potential drivers of those trends. This note discusses the implication of these developments for financial stability.
AUTHORS: Gissler, Stefan; Narajabad, Borghan N.
DATE: 2017-10-18

Journal Article
The Increased Role of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Funding Markets, Part 2 : Recent Trends and Potential Drivers
This note is the second part in a three part series. Part 1 provides some historical background and discusses key institutional characteristics of the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLB) System. This note discusses recent trends in the FHLB system and potential drivers of those trends.
AUTHORS: Gissler, Stefan; Narajabad, Borghan N.
DATE: 2017-10-18

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