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Speaking of the Economy is the podcast of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. In each episode, we'll hear from the Richmond Fed's economists and other experts at the Bank and in the communities we serve about the economic issues they are exploring.

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Speaking of the Economy is the podcast of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. In each episode, we'll hear from the Richmond Fed's economists and other experts at the Bank and in the communities we serve about the economic issues they are exploring.

    What’s Happening in Our Region’s Economy? A Focus on Virginia

    What’s Happening in Our Region’s Economy? A Focus on Virginia

    Renee Haltom offers an overview of economic conditions in Virginia, based on her recent conversations with local contacts and analysis of the data. Haltom is a vice president and regional executive at the Richmond Fed, with responsibility for engagement with businesses and communities in Virginia.
    Full transcript and related links: https://richmondfed.org/podcasts/speaking_of_the_economy/speaking_2022_08_17_virginia

    • 11 min
    What’s Happening in Our Region’s Economy? A Focus on the Carolinas

    What’s Happening in Our Region’s Economy? A Focus on the Carolinas

    Matt Martin provides an update on economic conditions in North Carolina and South Carolina, based on his recent conversations with local business contacts and analysis of the data. Martin is the regional executive based at the Richmond Fed's Charlotte office.
    Full transcript and related links: https://www.richmondfed.org/podcasts/speaking_of_the_economy/speaking_2022_08_10_carolinas

    • 9 min
    The Pursuit of Data

    The Pursuit of Data

    Sierra Latham and Stephanie Norris discuss the challenges of collecting socioeconomic data on small towns and rural areas, how data analysts address them, and the value of that work in analyzing and improving the Richmond Fed's understanding of these communities. Latham and Norris are senior research analysts on the Regional and Community Analysis team at the Richmond Fed.
    Full transcript and related links: https://www.richmondfed.org/podcasts/speaking_of_the_economy/speaking_2022_07_27_data

    • 19 min
    Climate Change and Financial Markets

    Climate Change and Financial Markets

    Toan Phan discusses the current state of research on climate economics and how the effects of climate change are reflected in financial markets. Phan is a senior economist at the Richmond Fed.
    Full transcript and related links: https://www.richmondfed.org/podcasts/speaking_of_the_economy/speaking_2022_07_20_climate_change

    • 20 min
    Inflation and Fed Policy

    Inflation and Fed Policy

    John O'Trakoun offers an update on where inflation stands, how it is affecting the economy, and what steps the Federal Reserve is taking to bring it down. O'Trakoun is a senior policy economist at the Richmond Fed and primary author of the Bank's Macro Minute blog.
    Full transcript and related links: https://www.richmondfed.org/podcasts/speaking_of_the_economy/speaking_2022_07_13_inflation

    • 13 min
    Prospects for a Recession: A Perspective From the CFO Survey

    Prospects for a Recession: A Perspective From the CFO Survey

    Sonya Ravindranath Waddell shares insights from the latest survey of chief financial officers and other financial decision-makers at companies across the United States. Waddell is a vice president and economist at the Richmond Fed.
    Full transcript and related links: https://www.richmondfed.org/podcasts/speaking_of_the_economy/speaking_2022_06_29_cfo_survey

    • 9 min

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