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U.S. not in a recession, Wolfers tells WDIV

Oct 23, 2022 WDIV
Justin Wolfers, WDIV: "One level more complicated, and another level much simpler. Which is, as of right now, the U.S. economy is not in a recession. Last time we talked, the U.S. economy wasn't in a recession, and the U.S. economy hasn't been...
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Wolfers to IMF: reasons for optimism amid uncertainty

Oct 19, 2022
Ford School professor Justin Wolfers, an expert economist, recently joined the International Monetary Fund as a panelist to discuss the current economy and how to boost resiliency.  "I just wanted to offer a moment of rhetorical reframing because...
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Stevenson analyzes uncertain markets

Aug 30, 2022
Ford School economics professor Betsey Stevenson has been commenting on the many confusions hitting the economy, given worries about inflation and recession, Fed interest rate hikes, and a shifting labor market. When the Job Openings and Labor...
In the Media

Pilkauskas investigates accessibility of expanded Child Tax Credit

Apr 18, 2022 The New Yorker
The U.S. government's response to the 2020 recession was unprecedented. One of the most important areas was the expanded Child Tax Credit. Natasha Pilkauskas, associate professor of public policy, has studied who was able to access the program, and...
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'Not a single indicator that a recession is coming' - Wolfers

Apr 13, 2022 Los Angeles Times
With inflation running high, yet unemployment low, President Biden's approval rating has sunk, signaling the economic anxiety of Americans. In light of this, Justin Wolfers, professor of public policy and economics, discussed the economy and...
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Stevenson and Wolfers discuss latest jobs report

Apr 4, 2022
The labor market is still booming, according to the latest jobs report. Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson, both professors of public policy and economics, broke down what the jobs report means for Americans. "I do think it more likely that the...
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Wolfers weighs in on war in Ukraine and inflation

Mar 14, 2022
Inflation continues to dominate headlines as Americans worry about rising prices everywhere from housing to the gas pump. Justin Wolfers, professor of public policy and economics, provided some insight into the state of the economy. "There’s no...
In the Media

Stevenson's insight on ending unemployment benefits

Sep 1, 2021 CNBC
This weekend, millions of Americans will lose their federal unemployment benefits. Betsey Stevenson, professor of public policy and economics, says that lawmakers need to consider employment effects, like decreases in spending. "People need the...
In the Media

More older workers exiting the labor market, says Stevenson

Aug 10, 2021 Bloomberg
The U.S. labor force continues to evolve as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. Betsey Stevenson, professor of public policy and economics, explained how and why it has transformed in a recent Bloomberg interview. "We saw labor force...
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Wolfers debunks labor shortage with Don Lemon

Jun 22, 2021 CNN's Don Lemon Tonight
Justin Wolfers, professor of public policy and economics, sat down on CNN's Don Lemon Tonight to discuss the labor shortage that most believe the U.S. is currently experiencing. Wolfers had a different opinion. "I want to be careful about calling...
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Did the U.S. economy shrink by 32.9 percent?

Aug 4, 2020
The devastating GDP numbers announced at the end of July—a decline of 9-and-a-half percent—are the worst in American history, according to Ford School economics professor Justin Wolfers. The way the numbers are reported, that at an annualized rate...
State & Hill

The right place at the right time, unfortunately

Sep 16, 2009
National Poverty Center surveying effects of recession and federal stimulus on Southeast Michigan workers and families Long affected by the loss of well-paid manufacturing jobs, workers and families in Southeast Michigan have been hit especially...

U.S. macroeconomic policy: Steps toward recovery panel

Oct 22, 2009 1:19:43

Peter Borish, Charles Evans, Matthew Shapiro, Allen Sinai and moderator Susan Collins discuss the current economic crisis and possible economic recovery paths. Sponsored by the Ford School and the Department of Economics. October, 2009.