Macroblog - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - FRB Atlanta http://www.atlantafed.org/rss/ en-us http://www.atlantafed.org/ Atlanta Fed Logo http://www.atlantafed.org/~/media/Images/assets/image_gallery/frba_logo_rss http://www.atlantafed.org/rss/ Market Response to Taper Talk https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/10/18/market-response-to-taper-talk?item=A160B0F2-D748-4693-9AA1-B013DFB948F5 A160B0F2-D748-4693-9AA1-B013DFB948F5 Mon, 18 Oct 2021 09:00:00 EST Will today's markets react to talks of the Fed reducing assets purchase in the way it reacted to similar talks in 2013? Read this Policy Hub: Macroblog post for a look at the data then and now to draw the appropriate conclusions. How Does a Household's Exposure to Monetary Policy Vary over the Life Cycle? https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/08/20/how-does-households-exposure-to-monetary-policy-vary-over-life-cycle?item=EB0FE813-B03A-49B1-8881-28FED9295F6A EB0FE813-B03A-49B1-8881-28FED9295F6A Fri, 20 Aug 2021 09:00:00 EST A Policy Hub: Macroblog post discusses new Atlanta Fed research that seeks to understand the responses of wealth and consumption of households of different ages. Do Rising Retirements during COVID Reflect Demographic Trends? https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/08/10/do-rising-retirements-during-covid-reflect-demographic-trends?item=A0D3979D-94FA-44DF-A8BD-9A04691CBBA9 A0D3979D-94FA-44DF-A8BD-9A04691CBBA9 Tue, 10 Aug 2021 09:00:00 EST Take an aging baby boomer cohort, add a pandemic, and what happens to retirement rates? A Policy Hub: Macroblog post looks at recent data through the lens of the Atlanta Fed's Labor Force Participation Dynamics tool to find out. Onboarding Remote Workers: A Hassle? Maybe. A Barrier? No. https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/07/15/onboarding-remote-workers--hassle-maybe-barrier-no?item=94D854D7-23B5-4017-8C7A-A1C0FA837995 94D854D7-23B5-4017-8C7A-A1C0FA837995 Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:00:00 EST The pandemic posed innumerable challenges for employers. But how prominent among them was integrating remote new hires into the workplace? A Policy Hub: Macroblog post looks at recent survey data to see what employers, and those new employees, think. Are Labor Shortages Slowing the Recovery? A View from the CFO Survey https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/07/14/are-labor-shortages-slowing-the-recovery--view-from-cfo-survey?item=64D48ED0-1586-4767-9AC1-D0C4BD7CB336 64D48ED0-1586-4767-9AC1-D0C4BD7CB336 Wed, 14 Jul 2021 09:00:00 EST Employers have faced challenges finding employees during the post-COVID recovery. To what extent are labor shortages restraining firms' revenues? A Policy Hub: Macroblog post consults data from the new CFO Survey to find out. Workshop on Monetary and Financial History: Day Two https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/06/24/workshop-on-monetary-and-financial-history--part-two-of-two?item=A913411A-C60A-4500-BD04-C552B340D0F2 A913411A-C60A-4500-BD04-C552B340D0F2 Thu, 24 Jun 2021 09:00:00 EST The second day of the Atlanta Fed's recent workshop on monetary and financial history included discussions of digital currencies. This Policy Hub: Macroblog post recaps the day's discussions and presentations. Workshop on Monetary and Financial History: Day One https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/06/23/workshop-on-monetary-and-financial-history--part-one-of-two?item=5BA37C6B-B72B-4A08-9476-E523F715B34E 5BA37C6B-B72B-4A08-9476-E523F715B34E Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed recently held a two-day workshop on monetary and financial history, exploring what past events can reveal about today's economy. A new Policy Hub: Macroblog post summarizes the first day of the workshop. COVID Lasted Longer Than Expected. What Happened to Retail Space? https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/06/01/covid-lasted-longer-than-expected-what-happened-to-retail-space?item=F2491C5A-F791-44A0-AC5F-6B116F4453F0 F2491C5A-F791-44A0-AC5F-6B116F4453F0 Tue, 01 Jun 2021 09:00:00 EST The COVID pandemic scrambled the calculus of many industries. Was the retail real estate market among them? A new Policy Hub: Macroblog looks at recent data to determine how retail real estate has fared. The Role of Central Banks in Fostering Economic and Financial Resiliency https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/05/27/role-of-central-banks-in-fostering-economic-and-financial-resiliency?item=F0DDA2FB-44D3-4C0E-8F6E-11F84F4CF9E2 F0DDA2FB-44D3-4C0E-8F6E-11F84F4CF9E2 Thu, 27 May 2021 09:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed recently concluded its annual Financial Markets Conference. A new Policy Hub: Macroblog post summarizes some of the discussions, which delved into the role of central banks in fostering a resilient economy. Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Demand for Office Space? https://www.atlantafed.org:443/blogs/macroblog/2021/05/20/has-covid-19-pandemic-affected-demand-for-office-space?item=E7F8ECBB-93B6-4C7C-9FBC-9349E9BFA91F E7F8ECBB-93B6-4C7C-9FBC-9349E9BFA91F Thu, 20 May 2021 09:00:00 EST A year into the pandemic, it's possible that expectations of what a "return to the workplace" looks like have changed for businesses and their employees. A Policy Hub: Macroblog post examines office-using employment, vacancy rate, and rental rate trends.