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Business Economics and Public Policy

If High Inflation Is Not Here yet, Why Should the Fed Change Course?

Media Mentions | October 31, 2014 | PBS NewsHour

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses why the Federal Reserve should focus on inflation as a targeting variable to achieve more employment in the long term.

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Fed Too `Spooked' to Tighten Policy

Media Mentions | October 28, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the outlook for Federal Reserve policy and a potential end to quantitative easing.

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What Is Holding Back Recovery of European Banks?

Media Mentions | October 28, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Charles Calomiris discusses the pressure European banks are facing after the European Central Bank stress tests.

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Volatility Exposes Hedge Funds in Market Selloff

Media Mentions | October 28, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli explains how market volatility impacts hedge funds and hedge fund investors.

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Keeping It in the Family

Media Mentions | October 20, 2014 | Slate

Hugh Patrick, director of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business, cites Japan’s well-developed agricultural economy prior to the country industrializing in the 1870s.

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What Are the Biggest Headwinds for US Stocks?

Media Mentions | October 17, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Dean Glenn Hubbard comments on Federal Reserve policy and says it is a mistake for the Fed to delay tapering because although growth is not great, it is nowhere near a recession.

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Remember Me: Personal Legacy and Global Warming

Media Mentions | October 15, 2014 | The Huffington Post

The article cites research by Professor Elke Weber on the psychological barriers to environmental actions and ways to motivate people to sacrifice the “here and now” for humanity’s future.

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Pressure Is on for Better Fiscal Policy

Media Mentions | October 15, 2014 | CNBC

Dean Glenn Hubbard discusses the lack of confidence in long-term growth and the pressure on policymakers to make a shift for better fiscal policy.

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A Surprising New Argument against Using Kids' Test Scores to Grade Their Teachers

Media Mentions | October 13, 2014 | The Washington Post

The article cites Professor Jonah Rockoff’s research on the correlation between positive student performance on standardized tests and growth in teacher compensation.

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How Fear of Ebola Could Impact the US Economy

Media Mentions | October 03, 2014 | ABCNews.com

Professor Amit Khandelwal says it too early to know if companies are changing their business decisions due to the Ebola fear.

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