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In these podcasts, economists and others with expertise in their fields talk about issues in the news, their research, popular products and services of the St. Louis Fed.

    How the Great Recession Changed Perceptions and Increased Tail Risk

    How the Great Recession Changed Perceptions and Increased Tail Risk

    Julian Kozlowski, economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, discusses his research on the Great Recession and how it changed people’s perceptions. He also explains why listeners should be interested in liquidity and its effects on interest rates.

    • 14 min
    Explaining the Midcentury Increase in Housing Prices, Ownership

    Explaining the Midcentury Increase in Housing Prices, Ownership

    Don Schlagenhauf, economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, discusses his research on the rise in house prices and home ownership rates from 1940 to 1960. He explains the role of changes in government policy, mortgage financing, productivity and the purchasers’ income, age and education.

    • 18 min
    The Interconnectivity of Production Networks

    The Interconnectivity of Production Networks

    Sungki Hong, a St. Louis Fed economist, talks about complex production networks: When a “hub” industry like construction contracts, it can hit other industries hard. He discusses how this unfolded amid the Great Recession and why he’s curious about the technology industry today.

    • 8 min
    A New Look at the Bretton Woods Agreement

    A New Look at the Bretton Woods Agreement

    Paulina Restrepo-Echavarria, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, talks about the Bretton Woods system, establishing an international monetary system, European reconstruction, and winners and losers from Bretton Woods.

    • 23 min
    How Advancing Automation May Affect Occupations

    How Advancing Automation May Affect Occupations

    Sungki Hong, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, talks about which occupations may be more affected by automation than others; what motivates firms to automate jobs; and the many forms automation may take, including machines, programs and self-driving cars.

    • 10 min
    Bullard Discusses the Fed’s Monetary Policy Framework Review

    Bullard Discusses the Fed’s Monetary Policy Framework Review

    The Federal Reserve is currently undertaking a review of its monetary policy framework. Why is the Fed doing this review? What does it entail? What will policymakers do with the information gathered? St. Louis Fed President James Bullard addresses these and related questions.

    • 13 min

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