Interviews with Bank Authors

The Research and Statistics Group presents short video and podcast interviews with New York Fed authors.
Video Interviews
“The Role of Colleges and Universities in Building Local Human Capital”
Kara Masciangelo interviews Jaison Abel and Richard Deitz about how colleges and universities contribute to local economies. December 9, 2011

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"An Analysis of CDS Transactions: Implications for Public Reporting"
Jonathan Freed interviews Kathryn Chen and Asani Sarkar about a new study shedding light on trading in credit default swaps.November 21, 2011

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Staff report
"Income Effects of Federal Reserve Liquidity Facilities"
Eric Pajonk interviews Michael Fleming and Nicholas Klagge about their paper examining the cost of special lending programs introduced by the Fed during the financial crisis as well as the income they generated. February 16, 2011

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"Improving Survey Measures of Household Inflation Expectations"
James Orr interviews Giorgio Topa and Wilbert van der Klaauwabout efforts to improve the tracking of the public's inflation expectations.September 8, 2010

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"A Private Lender Cooperative Model for Residential Mortgage Finance"
Menno Middeldorp interviews Joseph Tracy and Joshua Wright about reforming the U.S. housing finance system by replacing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a lender cooperative utility. August 16, 2010

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Staff report
“The Recession’s Impact on the State Budgets of New York and New Jersey”
James Orr interviews Richard Deitz, Andrew Haughwout, and Charles Steindel about the states' fiscal difficulties.July 14, 2010

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Podcast Interviews
"Help for Unemployed Borrowers: Lessons from the Pennsylvania Homeowners' Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program"
Anna Kovner interviews James Orr, John Sporn, Joseph Tracy, and Junfeng Huang about their analysis of a long-standing, successful program designed to help distressed homeowners. March 24, 2011

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