2017

An Eye on the Future: A Discussion about the Long-term Care Insurance Market

6/22/2017 -The marketplace for long-term care insurance is fraught with all sort of complexity: demographic, emotional, bureaucratic, and—not the least of them—financial. The episode features Atlanta Fed economists who discuss this marketplace.

The Wherefores and Whys of Wages

5/24/2017 -After an extended period of relative stagnation, wages have been showing signs of growth. This episode discusses recent wage trends and how the Atlanta Fed views wage behavior.

Where Will Opportunity Knock? A Discussion of Opportunity Occupations

4/13/2017 - In an era when education's importance in the employment sector has steadily increased, what role do well-paying jobs that don't require a college degree play? We talk to some Atlanta Fed experts.

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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