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Great Recession

Great Recession

  • great moderation

    Was the Great Moderation Simply on Vacation?

    Monday, September 26, 2016

    Some said increased volatility around the most recent recession was a sign the Great Moderation was over. But was this just a temporary blip instead?

  • Laborcomp

    Labor Compensation and Productivity Gap Keeps Growing

    Monday, September 12, 2016

    Labor compensation hasn’t kept up with labor productivity during the recovery. But this gap has been growing for decades.

  • the us federal budget

    The Great Recession's Effect on the Federal Budget

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    The federal budget’s components—revenues, outlays, deficit and publicly held debt—have changed a lot, but the budget itself hasn’t.

  • us recession

    Is the U.S. Due for Another Recession?

    Monday, February 29, 2016

    The current U.S. expansion has lasted much longer than the average expansion. But other indicators aren’t showing signs of danger.

  • liquidity

    Lots of Liquidity Entered the Economy. Where Did It Go?

    Monday, February 08, 2016

    Domestic users of liquidity, such as households and businesses, increased their liquid asset holdings only slightly.

  • private investment

    Private Investment Behavior around the Great Recession

    Tuesday, January 12, 2016

    One component of private investment behaved very differently than the others around the Great Recession.

  • credit card default

    How Credit Card Debt Default Has Evolved

    Tuesday, December 22, 2015

    Two major events had very different effects on credit card default: the 2005 bankruptcy act and the Great Recession.

  • long-term unemployment

    Long-Term Unemployment Hit Which Ages Hardest?

    Thursday, November 26, 2015

    Two age groups were hurt the most by the Great Recession regarding long-term unemployment.

  • long-term unemployment

    Long-Term Unemployment Affected Older Women Most Following Recession

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015

    Across age groups and genders, the share of unemployed in long-term unemployment went up. But some groups were more affected than others.

  • china impact global recovery

    China's Impact on Global Recovery from the Recession

    Thursday, October 29, 2015

    Not only did China recover the fastest from the recession, but it also helped spur recoveries by other nations.