Essay from the 2005 Annual Report.
Fed economic and financial ed web site gets makeover
In April the Fed announced a major redesign of its financial education Web site as a way to increase use of Federal Reserve educational materials and promote economic and financial education in the classroom.
Journalists don't know about economics
Financial literacy: an overview of practice, research, and policy
Attention to financial literacy has grown in recent years, in large part because technological, market, and legislative changes have resulted in a more complex financial services industry that requires consumers to be more actively involved in managing their finances. Consumer and community interest groups, banking companies, government agencies, and policymakers, among others, have become concerned that many consumers lack a working knowledge of financial concepts and the tools they need to make decisions most advantageous to their economic well-being. As a result, considerable resources ...
To the trustees of America's economic potential
Spring 2006 Commencement Address, Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin, May 20, 2006 ; "Today, China and India, nanotechnology, the Internet and the human genome project, the BlackBerry and the iPod are the railroads of the 21st century that are changing the landscape of history. They are propelling us forward into a world in which whatever was optimal before is no longer so."
Toward understanding of the whole developing economic situation
Opinion : More theory, please
We can question whether the economics profession adequately rewards speaking to the public but that public communication will be most valuable if it reflects recent advances in economic theory and quantitative analysis.
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