Posts Tagged ‘macroeconomic policy’

  • A Janet Yellen Dashboard of economic indicators lets us graph Fed decision-making

    What We Should Know About Monetary Policy

    Jun 19, 14 • 544 Views • No Comments

    Having heard Janet Yellen’s press conference yesterday, I learned that the Federal Reserve expects that the economy will improve, their bond buying will diminish and, during the foreseeable future, interest rates will start to ascend. And yes, she...  [read more]

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    Macroeconomics and Mandelbrot

    Oct 18, 10 • 270 Views • No Comments

    How are macroeconomics and the British coastline similar? Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot could tell us. Dr. Mandelbrot was the father of fractal geometry and the idea that the closer you look, the more you see. From a distance, the British coastline will...  [read more]