Minimum Wages and Employment: A Review of Evidence From New Minimum Wage Research
National Bureau of Economic Research has the evidence: the demand for labor is a downward sloping curve.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Virginia Test Question Failed the Fed
The picture above comes from a 2012 Standards of Learning test for middle school children in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Beige Book is out. The agriculture picture is not rosy
Agricultural conditions softened since the Federal Reserve System issued its last Beige Book in January.
Bernanke's Wealth Effect Or A Credit Bubble?
Former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Ben Bernanke argued that the way to speed up economic growth was to create a consumer "wealth effect" and this would drive consumption spending, which would lead to business investment, and so on and so forth.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Office of the Comptroller of the ...
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks of Urban Trust Bank, Lake Mary, Fla.
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations; All State Banking Authorities; Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers ; Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsels; and All Examining ... (more)
Ethics Coordinator Opening at the Federal Reserve Board
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is seeking an energetic and organized individual with experience administering a federal ethics program to serve as the Board's Ethics Coordinator.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
AlertEnterprise CEO Jasvir Gill to Deliver Encore Presentation on Cybersecurity at IHS CERAWeek
Founder and CEO of AlertEnterprise , Jasvir Gill was invited for a second year in a row, to present at IHS CERAWeek .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 14
BRUSSELS - ECB President Mario Draghi will give introductory remarks at the Quarterly Hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium - 1400 GMT.
Dr. Ben S. Bernanke Selected as Keynote Speaker for Schwaba s IMPACT 2014 Conference
One of the nation's leading economic thinkers, Dr. Ben S. Bernanke is the author of several books and numerous articles on topics including monetary policy and macroeconomics.
Fed Chairman Yellen backs CBO study on minimum wage job loss
Janet Yellen, the newly-installed head of the Federal Reserve System, is exercising her political independence and telling the truth about the new minimum wage proposed by President Obama.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Those FOMC Transcripts: Watch Out Below
The Federal Reserve releases transcripts of FOMC meetings after a five-year wait.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Bernanke to speak at NBAD's GFMF in Abu Dhabi
Former Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Dr. Ben S. Bernanke will speak at the 2014 Global Financial Markets Forum , organised by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi .
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Council on Foreign Relations: De Facto Government of the United States
The Council on Foreign Relations has almost 4700 members. Almost all of America's leadership has come from this small group.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Ruble's weakening due to slowdown in economic growth in Russia
The ruble's weakening observed since the start of the year is due to slowdown in Russia's economic growth in the first place, not over the curtailment of the Quantitative Easing program by the United States, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told reporters.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Albany Times Union
FEBRUARY 18: Chairman of Federal Reserve Board Janet Yellen listens during a meeting February 18, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Office of the Comptroller of the ...
Counterfeit Treasurer's Checks of United Bank, West Springfield, Mass.
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations; All State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers ; Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsels; and All ... (more)
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Daily News
Yellen Debuts as Fed Chair
For the first time since 2006, someone not named Ben Bernanke testified before the House Financial Services Committee as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Our fathers founded America
President Obama and progressives are destroying America in the name of transforming America into a utopian, socialist state.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Loretta Mester will succeed Sandy Pianalto as president, CEO of Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland today named Loretta Mester as president and CEO, succeeding Sandy Pianalto, effective June 1. Mester, 55, will lead a team of nearly 1,000 employees in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh who oversee the region's banks, research economic trends and handle payment services such as check processing for banks and ... (more)
The Japan Times
Does Fed chief have a sense of duty to global economy?
Janet Yellen is just 152 cm tall and looks like a sweet old lady. How looks can be deceptive.