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  • Thirty years of hurt, never stopped me dreaming – speech by Andy Haldane

    On his last day as our Chief Economist, Andy Haldane shares his experience of working at the Bank of England for over 30 years.  He covers inflation, the stability of the UK’s financial system, and how we communicate with the public.

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  • Climate Risk and the Fed: Preparing for an Uncertain Certainty

    Speech given by Mary C. Daly, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics Virtual Webinar

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  • From Recovery to Expansion

    An address delivered by Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia​, at the Australian Farm Institute Conference in Toowoomba.

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  • Ten ideas to reimagine Indonesia’s economy after COVID-19

    If Indonesia can quickly return to pre-pandemic growth rates, the country may become the world’s seventh-largest economy by 2030, from its 16th position in 2019, rising above Italy, Russia, South Korea, and others.

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  • Mapping the World’s Key Maritime Choke Points

    Maritime transport is an essential part of international trade—approximately 80% of global merchandise is shipped via sea. Because of its importance, commercial shipping relies on strategic trade routes to move goods efficiently. These waterways are used by thousands of vessels a year—but it’s not always smooth sailing. In fact, there are certain points along these routes that pose a risk to the whole system. Here’s a look at the world’s most vulnerable maritime bottlenecks—also known as choke points.

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  • U.S. Population Growth Slowed Further in 2020

    This year will likely be the slowest annual population increase in U.S. history outside of wartime.

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  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York: Economic Policy Review | Special Issue: China in the Global Economy

    The four articles focus on China: recent business cycle trends, China’s potential for high-income status, and how a Chinese growth slowdown may spillback on the United States.

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  • Financial Stability Factors and the Severity of the Current Recession

    Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren’s remarks — part of the UBS European Virtual Conference 2020

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  • Challenges to the Fed’s New Monetary Policy Strategy

    Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis: a discussion on some potential challenges the FOMC may face in pursuing a flexible average inflation targeting approach.

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  • Artificial Intelligence, Algorithmic Pricing and Collusion

    Pricing algorithms are increasingly replacing human decision making in real marketplaces. To inform the competition policy debate on possible consequences, we run experiments with pricing algorithms powered by Artificial Intelligence in controlled environments (computer simulations).

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