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Working Paper
Aviation security and terrorism: a review of the economic issues

Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the passage of the Aviation and Transportation Act mandated a substantial increase in resources devoted to aviation security. This paper summarizes the specific changes stemming from this legislation. In addition, the paper examines the economic issues underlying the regulation and provision of aviation security. The fact that security at one airport can affect the well being of those at other airports and elsewhere, an example of a network externality (spillover), provides an economic justification for governmental involvement in ...
Working Papers , Paper 2002-009

Journal Article
Is the United States losing its productivity advantage?

Strikingly high rates of labor productivity growth in China, India, and other emerging economies have prompted concerns that U.S. workers and firms are losing ground to their competitors in world markets. A closer look at the evidence, however, suggests that rapid foreign productivity growth will bring gains as well as losses to the U.S. economy. Some import-competing firms may be compelled to restructure or leave the market, but consumers will benefit from lower import prices and more import varieties, and U.S. exporters may gain access to cheaper intermediate products from abroad.
Current Issues in Economics and Finance , Volume 13 , Issue Sep

Conference Paper
Commentary: using monetary policy to stabilize economic activity

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

Journal Article
Global economies anticipate a tepid 2009

The long global economic expansion hit the wall in 2008 as financial markets worldwide slumped and many advanced and developing economies experienced slower growth or recession. Few expect a recovery to be swift, and 2009 could see slow growth persist.
EconSouth , Volume 10 , Issue 4

Journal Article
On the road to recovery, soft patches turn up often

The Regional Economist , Issue Jan

The shape of the recovery

Remarks at the Connecticut Business and Industry Association/MetroHartford Alliance Economic Summit and Outlook 2011, Hartford, Connecticut
Speech , Paper 40

Economic recovery and the expansion beyond, a speech presented at the INVESTKentucky Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, June 4, 2009

President Pianalto briefly described some forces that will help pull our economy out of its steep decline. She discussed why several long-standing imbalances within the economy will likely cause the recovery to proceed slowly. Finally, she discussed some structural changes in the labor market and the drivers that will lead us again to long-term prosperity.
Speech , Paper 23

Conference Paper
General discussion: activist fiscal policy to stabilize economic activity

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole



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