David Wessel

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Name: David Wessel
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rate Rises May Spur Bank Deposit Exodus

Short-term interest rates can't stay at zero forever. At some point, the Federal Reserve will raise them. Banks, which have been squeezed by increasing regulations and compressed net interest margins, will have to adapt.When the Fed lowered short-term ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

New HHS Chief Presses Reset on Health Law, Plugs Savings and Quality

David Wessel: HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell moves to polish the image and improve implementation of the Affordable Care Act, an effort likely to determine whether she is seen as a success. ... [Published Washington Wire - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Brookings Today, 9/15/14

A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.Kyiv trip report. Recently returned from a trip Ukraine's capital, Steven Pifer reports on that country's political turmoil, lack of movement in rooting out corruption, and its hopes for peace ... [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Return of the Currency Wars

When a country’s economy grows too slowly, the standard short-term remedies are to increase government spending, cut taxes or reduce interest rates. When none of those options is available, governments often resort to pushing down their currencies to ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Is The Economy Suffering From Secular Stagnation?

Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution, about secular stagnation: the problem of building consumer demand at a time when people are less motivated to spend. ... [Published NPR - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

Were not talking about it so much now but yes America is still in debt

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Tuesday 2nd September, 2014? ?o? ?Debt? What debt?Less than a year after the federal government was shut down for 16 days over a fight over spending, deficits and debts, that fiscal debate has faded from the headlines. More pressing ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Three Minutes to a Better Grasp of the Federal Deficit

David Wessel: A guide to understanding the federal deficit and the Congressional Budget Office's updated numbers. ... [Published WSJ.com: Washington Wire - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Has The Federal Budget Deficit Problem Been Solved?

David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the federal deficit: after so much talk about it, the subject seems to have faded from attention. Why? Is it fixed? The Congressional Budget Office released its 10-year projections ... [Published NPR - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

What CBO Found in its Semi-Annual Check-Up of the Federal Budget

The Congressional Budget Office this week took the federal budget in for a routine check-up, as it does every six months or so. The bottom line: The federal deficit outlook for the next decade has gotten a little better —provided Congress sticks to ... [Published Brookings Topics - The Federal Budget and Seque ... - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Bumper Crops in U.S. and China Point Up Differences – and Similarities

David Wessel: The sensitive issue of farm subsidies illustrates the differences between the economic systems of the U.S. and China. ... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

Federal Debt: All You Need to Know in Three Minutes

David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, helps you understand both the short-term and the long-term picture of the federal debt. ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Good news from India

U.S.-based economist Arvind Subramanian is poised to be named as chief economic adviser to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, two sources at the finance ministry said on Friday. There is more here , via David Wessel .  Here are previous ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 22 2014]

Quotes

"Normal may be different than they thought," said Wessel of the Brookings Institution. "it will be a tough transition for the economy. banks will want to be positioned so they don't get screwed having to pay more for deposits faster than they do with loans."

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Brookings Today, 9/15/14 [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 15 2014]
The Return of the Currency Wars [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 15 2014]
The Return of the Currency Wars [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Sep 15 2014]
IHS Global Economics and Country Risk Conferenc... [Published IHS - Sep 11 2014]
Hutchins Roundup: Health Care Spending by State... [Published Brookings Up Front - Sep 11 2014]
Kohn Sees Eventual British Rate Hike as Test of... [Published Brookings Up Front - Sep 11 2014]
Kohn Sees Eventual British Rate Hike as Test of... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 11 2014]
Is The Economy Suffering From Secular Stagnation? [Published NPR - Sep 09 2014]
Telegraph Totem [Published Architect's Newspaper - Sep 05 2014]
Hutchins Roundup: CBO Estimate May Be Too Optim... [Published Brookings Up Front - Sep 04 2014]
Were not talking about it so much now but yes A... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 02 2014]
We're not talking about it so much now, but yes... [Published STLtoday.com - Sep 02 2014]
What Brookings Experts Are Saying about Russia'... [Published Brookings Institution - Aug 29 2014]
Whatever Happened to Corporate Stewardship? [Published Harvard Business Review - Aug 29 2014]
Whatever Happened to Corporate Stewardship? [Published HBR Blog Network - Aug 29 2014]
Three Minutes to a Better Grasp of the Federal ... [Published WSJ.com: Washington Wire - Aug 28 2014]
Three Minutes to a Better Grasp of the Federal ... [Published Washington Wire - Aug 28 2014]
Has The Federal Budget Deficit Problem Been Sol... [Published NPR - Aug 28 2014]
Bumper Crops in U.S. and China Point Up Differe... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - Aug 28 2014]
Federal Debt: All You Need to Know in Three Min... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 28 2014]
What CBO Found in its Semi-Annual Check-Up of t... [Published Brookings Topics - The Federal Budget and Seque ... - Aug 27 2014]
What CBO Found in its Semi-Annual Check-Up of t... [Published Brookings Up Front - Aug 27 2014]
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Hutchins Roundup: the Zero Lower Bound, New Mod... [Published Brookings Up Front - Sep 18 2014]
What’s happening in fiscal and monetary policy right now? The Hutchins Roundup is a new feature from the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy to help keep you informed on the latest research, charts, and speeches.  Sign up to have the Hutchins ...
New HHS Chief Presses Reset on Health Law, Plug... [Published Washington Wire - Sep 16 2014]
David Wessel: HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell moves to polish the image and improve implementation of the Affordable Care Act, an effort likely to determine whether she is seen as a success. ...
New HHS Chief Presses Reset on Health Law, Plug... [Published WSJ.com: Washington Wire - Sep 16 2014]
David Wessel: HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell moves to polish the image and improve implementation of the Affordable Care Act, an effort likely to determine whether she is seen as a success. ...
The Return of the Currency Wars [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 15 2014]
When a country’s economy grows too slowly, the standard short-term remedies are to increase government spending, cut taxes or reduce interest rates. When none of those options is available, governments often resort to pushing down their currencies to ...
The Return of the Currency Wars [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Sep 15 2014]
When a country’s economy grows too slowly, the standard short-term remedies are to increase government spending, cut taxes or reduce interest rates. When none of those options is available, governments often resort to pushing down their currencies to ...
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