Although several factors may be at play in the growing wage gap between more- and less-educated workers, recent research shows that the rapid growth of computers has been most influential in increasing the value of more highly educated workers. This podcast discusses the phenomenon referred to as skill-biased technological change.
Steven E. Landsburg, an economics professor at the University of Rochester, discusses the role of economic growth and incentives in society and how economists view human behavior.
Tapen Sinha, profesor del Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) e investigador visitante en el Banco de la Reserva Federal de Atlanta y Georgia State University, describe los cambios en el sistema financiero Mexicano durante el último siglo, especialmente a partir de la aprobación del Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte (NAFTA) en 1992.
Tapen Sinha, a professor at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Georgia State University, describes the changes in Mexico's financial system in the past century, especially since the 1992 passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Atlanta Fed economist and associate policy adviser Paula Tkac discusses the Atlanta Fed's 2010 financial markets conference, "Up from the Ashes: The Financial System after the Crisis," which examined critical aspects of the remaking of the financial system from both policy and practical perspectives.
Ed Glaeser, professor of economics at Harvard University, discusses the economics of urban growth in Atlanta and the Southeast.
Gerald Dwyer, director of the Center for Financial Innovation and Stability at the Atlanta Fed, discusses short selling in the stock market and its costs and benefits.