- The first prelim is scheduled to be in class on Wednesday, September 27.
- Participants in the 4905 course Financial Fragility and the Macro-economy, are invited to attend the Cornell/Penn State Macro-economics Workshop, in the Fleming Lecture Room, 226 Weill Hall, Saturday, September 16, 8:55am to 4:45pm, and Sunday, September 17, 9:00am to 12:15pm. Please visit the link for more details: http://www.economics.cornell.edu/workshops/cornellpenn-state-macroeconomics-conference-2
- Here is a link to a BIS Quarterly Review article that Morten Bech and Rod Garrett wrote. It provides a taxonomy of money that includes central bank cryptocurrencies. Please check it out if you are interested.
- Please see the essay by Federal Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan, titled “Impact of Hurricane Harvey and a Discussion of Key Structural Drivers Affecting U.S. Monetary Policy.”