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In a new column, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez propose a simple rule to assess whether the economy, or more precisely the labor market, is too tight or too slack: are there more job openings than there are unemployed? Read more
Director of the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Center on Wealth and Income Inequality Gabriel Zucman and Professor Emmanuel Saez launch Realtime Equality, a new website that provides real-time decompositions of GDP growth by social group. The underlying paper is available here.
Berkeley Economics PhD alumna Lisa Cook, an economics professor known for her work on racial and gender inequality, won U.S. Senate confirmation to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, making her the first Black woman to serve on the Fed board. Read more
"Life or Debt in Ukraine", an article by Berkeley Economics faculty members co-authors Maury Obstfeld and Yuriy Gorodnichenko, argues that Ukraine's official creditors should take the lead in deferring repayments and laying the groundwork for a debt-restructuring deal. Read the article
Professor Glenn Woroch serves as co-chair of the T2, a Think Tank task force that is convened for the G20 countries. Read more
Chancellor's Professor of Economics Jón Steinsson speaks at a panel at the Brookings Institute: "The Powell Fed: Looking back and looking ahead". Listen to the talk