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The Economy Matters podcast presents conversations with a variety of Atlanta Fed employees to discuss the work the Bank does and its relevance to people’s daily lives. It also offers interviews with experts outside the Atlanta Fed, who discuss topics of interest to those who want to know more about economics and monetary policymaking.

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    • 4.7 • 9 Ratings

The Economy Matters podcast presents conversations with a variety of Atlanta Fed employees to discuss the work the Bank does and its relevance to people’s daily lives. It also offers interviews with experts outside the Atlanta Fed, who discuss topics of interest to those who want to know more about economics and monetary policymaking.

    "It's Important That We Are as Tuned In as Possible": A Conversation about Economic Information

    "It's Important That We Are as Tuned In as Possible": A Conversation about Economic Information

    The Atlanta Fed gathers firsthand economic information at the grassroots level from all over the Southeast. The conversation in this episode of the Economy Matters podcast talks to two Bank executives about how they gather information and how they use it.

    • 27 min
    "We Have Formed Really Good Relationships with Our Member Banks": A Conversation about Banking

    "We Have Formed Really Good Relationships with Our Member Banks": A Conversation about Banking

    Banking is a large and complex system whose proper functioning most people take for granted. This episode of the Economy Matters podcast talks to two Atlanta Fed experts about banking and the business of banking.

    • 21 min
    "It's a Harder Environment to Forecast In": Discussing the Science of Measuring GDP

    "It's a Harder Environment to Forecast In": Discussing the Science of Measuring GDP

    The pandemic's impact on the economy significantly complicated how we measure gross domestic product. Pat Higgins, an Atlanta Fed economist, joins the Economy Matters podcast to discuss the GDPNow tool and recent developments in gross domestic product.

    • 23 min
    "It's at Historically Low Levels": A Conversation about Housing Affordability

    "It's at Historically Low Levels": A Conversation about Housing Affordability

    Between tight supplies and rising interest rates, housing affordability has been on a sharp decline. The conversation in this episode of the Economy Matters podcast talks about these and other factors affecting housing affordability.

    • 28 min
    "The Pandemic Really Accelerated Trends": A Conversation about Banking

    "The Pandemic Really Accelerated Trends": A Conversation about Banking

    Southeastern bankers have been attempting to return to a new normalcy after a couple of eventful years. This episode of the Economy Matters podcast features a talk with Doris Quiros, head of the Atlanta Fed’s Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Division.

    • 8 min
    Turning a Paper Check into Cryptocurrency: Fraudsters’ Newest Trick

    Turning a Paper Check into Cryptocurrency: Fraudsters’ Newest Trick

    A new form of financial crime involves an old payment method: the humble paper check. In this episode of the Economy Matters podcast, an expert on cybercrime and cybersecurity talks about how criminals use checks to commit payment fraud.

    • 19 min

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