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Fauci Says US Could Reach 100,000 Coronavirus Cases a Day

The government’s top infectious disease expert told a Senate panel that bars needed to be closed, and the Fed chairman cautioned that “a full recovery is unlikely” until safety is restored.
Tags: News, Education, Senate, US, Fed, Powell, Fauci, Redfield, United States Politics and Government, Anthony S, Senate Committee on Health, Bars and Nightclubs, Jerome H, Labor and Pensions, Robert R, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


LAUSD to offer more tech help to families as school closures extended through May amid coronavirus spread

Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. Austin Beutner said Monday that schools will remain closed through May 1, following school closures across California to help hamper spread of the coronavirus outbreak. In a live-streamed announcement Beutner said the district estimated one half of the district’s nearly 600,000 students continued to learn at the same pace as the would be in the classroom last week, with one-quarter “doing okay” and another quarter not receiving adequate learning opportun...
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LAUSD vows more tech help for families as school closures extend through May amid coronavirus spread

Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. Austin Beutner said Monday, March 23 that schools will remain closed through May 1, following the first week of closures to help hamper spread of the coronavirus outbreak, and that the district will ramp up efforts to streamline online learning for its nearly 600,000 students. Beutner said the district is committed to providing a laptop or tablet device and internet connection for every student, along with training for teachers and families, to better su...
Tags: Google, Verizon, News, Education, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Kaiser, Lausd, Fed, LA City Council, Beutner, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Debra Duardo


The 'Amazon Effect' Is Changing Online Price Competition—and the Fed Needs to Pay Attention

Amazon's power in the retail sector puts price pressure on what competitors charge, with implications for how federal regulators govern inflation, says Alberto F. Cavallo. [Author: by Roberta Holland]
Tags: Amazon, College, Fed, Roberta Holland, by Roberta Holland, Alberto F Cavallo


How the Reverse Mortgage Industry Can Adapt to Higher Interest Rates

NEW YORK — In a time of increasing interest rates, reverse mortgage brokers and lenders have a wide variety of options to thwart the potential negative effects — and potentially take advantage of certain benefits that arise as the federal funds rate rises. Craig Barnes of Reverse Mortgage Funding on Tuesday presented a series of tips and tricks for brokers during a morning seminar at the National Reverse Mortgage Association’s eastern regional conference and exhibition, telling the crowd that de...
Tags: New York, News, Education, Finance, Events, Federal Reserve, Fed, Barnes, HECM, Craig Barnes, Reverse Mortgage Funding, NRMLA, Home Equity Conversion Mortgages, National Reverse Mortgage Association


On the economics of economists

We economists spend a lot of time writing about the job market. Can the unemployment rate drop any further? Will the number of unemployed people increase when the Fed starts to raise interest rates? And will wages begin to pick up if the unemployment rate does drop? To pursue these questions, economists construct theoretical models of the labor market, gather hiring and wage data from a variety of industries and regions, and–in the United States–pore over the monthly employment situation report ...
Tags: Books, Featured, Education, US, Job Market, Chicago, Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States, Higher Education, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Cia, Federal Reserve, Academia, Fed, National Science Foundation


Quantitative Easing Didn’t Ease the Housing Crisis for the Neediest

A new study by Marco Di Maggio and colleagues takes a deep dive into the efficacy of the Fed’s quantitative easing strategy to understand how the various rounds of QE affected “the real economy.” [Author: Carmen Nobel]
Tags: College, Fed, Carmen Nobel


Quantitative Easing Didn’t Ease Housing Crisis for the Neediest

A new study by Marco Di Maggio and colleagues takes a deep dive into the efficacy of the Fed’s quantitative easing strategy to understand how the various rounds of QE affected “the real economy.” [Author: Carmen Nobel]
Tags: College, Fed, Carmen Nobel



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