Economy Matters

2017

A Conversation about the Health Effects of Delinquent Debt

3/2/2017 - It's no surprise that carrying unmanageable debt is stressful. But can it also bring adverse health effects? This episode features an Atlanta Fed economist who looked into the question.

An Eventful Decade: Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart Looks Back at His Tenure

2/3/2017 - After a decade at the helm of the Atlanta Fed, Dennis Lockhart is preparing to step down as president and CEO. In this Economy Matters podcast episode, Lockhart looks back at his time leading the Bank.

To Fail or Not to Fail? A Discussion of Banking's "Too Big to Fail" Problem

1/5/2017 - The problem of financial institutions whose distress would be large enough to imperil the larger economy has vexed policymakers for decades. The podcast looks at some of the challenges involved in solving too big to fail.

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