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Can Infrastructure Solve Our Economic Ills?

Infrastructure investment must be accompanied by private investment to have an impact.

The Gray Tsunami: Does Aging Affect Growth?

Old-age dependency strongly correlates with slow growth across advanced economies

As economies age, good growth is harder to come by.

Commodity Prices Can’t Go Up Before They Go Down Even More: An Interview With Peter Goodburn


Commodity prices will synchronize below current lows before the “inflation pop” begins.

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The End of the Beginning of the U.S. Shale Revolution: An Interview With John Knight

The future of the U.S. shale industry may be bumpy, but its long-term prospects are not in doubt.

“I Don’t”: The Social and Economic Impacts of Falling Marriage Rates

Even as the income premium for married couples continues to rise, fewer Americans than ever are getting married.

Assessing Financial Risk: Mind the Gap

A looming shortage in credit-worthy debt could fuel higher prices across financial asset classes and increase risk in the system.

Is It Time to Redefine Our Economic Policy Goals? An Interview With Daniel Kahneman

Economic policies should look beyond numerical goals to improve how people experience the economy.

Pleasure, Pain, and Economic Policy

Individual life satisfaction is impacted more by recessions than by expansions.

Fed Policy: When Good Intentions Are Not Enough

Scrutiny of Fed policy is likely to increase as its effects confuse and disappoint.

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