The Fed’s annual Economic Policy Symposium is like the Academy Awards for a certain type of economist.
This week, central bankers, finance ministers and economists from the around the world flew to the mountain resort of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. They’re there for an annual economic symposium hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. One focus of this year’s event is on so-called “superstar” firms like Amazon, which is a half-million […]
We spoke with Bill Nelson, former deputy director of Monetary Affairs at the Federal Reserve, about the state of the U.S. economy.