Tag: Federal Reserve

Chicago Fed President Evans counsels patience and teamwork as we finesse a likely 20% - 40% U.S. GDP drop

Charles Evans, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, held a chatty, telephonic presser with twenty or more business journalists this morning for an hour at 9 am (CST). The over-riding theme? The Treasury and the Fed are in lock-step on handling the Covid19 crisis (There was no mention of President Trump, presumptive 2020... Read more »

Watch Booth Business School Prof. Sam Peltzman w Berkowitz on the 2008 Economic crash, Cable & Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Sam Peltzman, Professor of Economics, Emeritus, UChicago Booth Business School. The program airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm and midnight, Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV].  You can also watch the program 24/7 by clicking here.  Professor Peltzman debates and discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz ... Read more »