Economic Brief

These web-exclusive essays on current economic issues and trends are based on staff economists' ongoing research and published work.

May 2017, No. 17-05

Medical Spending in Old Age

John Bailey Jones and Jessie Romero

March 2017, No. 17-03

Are the Effects of Monetary Policy Asymmetric?

Regis Barnichon, Christian Matthes and Tim Sablik

February 2017, No. 17-02

How Couples Approach Portfolio Allocation

Helen Fessenden, Nika Lazaryan and Urvi Neelakantan

January 2017, No. 17-01

Does Redistribution Increase Output?

Kartik B. Athreya, Andrew Owens, Jessie Romero and Felipe F. Schwartzman

November 2016, No. 16-11

The Burns Disinflation of 1974

September 2016, No. 16-09

How Did Short-Term Market Rates React to Liftoff?

Renee Haltom and Alexander L. Wolman

August 2016, No. 16-08

Whom Do the Federal Reserve Bank Boards Serve?

Helen Fessenden and Gary Richardson

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