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Neel Kashkari: The Unemployment Rate

May 18, 2020

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The recent release of the April jobs report put the nation's unemployment rate at 14.7% and showed a loss of 20.5 million jobs during the month. Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, fears that the unemployment rate is understated and that the real number is much more devastating. Neel Kashkari was a virtual guest for last week's Morning Fill Up hosted by Matt Ehlman of the Numad Group. 

Morning Macro: Unusual Times For The US Economy

Apr 27, 2020

In The Moment ... April 27, 2020 Show 804 Hour 1

Unexpected. Unprecedented. Uncharted. Unconventional. We are living in unusual times and that means it's pretty hard to figure out what the future looks like, especially with the U.S. economy.  Joe Santos is the professor of economics and Dykhouse Scholar of Money, Banking, and Regulation in the Ness School of Management and Economics at SDSU. You can find his blog online at schooleddotblog.com. 

In The Moment ... November 4, 2019 Show 693 Hour 1

You might have heard last week that the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee cut its target range for the federal funds rate. And while that generates a fair amount of financial press, it can sound like a macroeconomic mystery. Fortunately, it's time to bring back Morning Macro with Joe Santos.

Morning Macro is a weekly feature where Joe Santos explores and explains the nuances of macroeconomics. You can follow his weekly blog updates at www.schooleddotblog.com.


In The Moment ... August 7, 2017 Show 150 Hour 1

South Dakota ends the 2017 fiscal year with a nearly $8 million surplus.  Despite revenues being lower than expected the state cut enough spending to prevent a deficit.  SDPB's Andrew Bork looks at the specific categories of the state budget to explain how it happened.

The Vucurevich School of Business is hosting a presentation by Ron Feldman, Executive Vice President from the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, on the operations of the Federal Reserve Bank in the 9th District Thursday at 7 p.m. Feldman is responsible for the Minneapolis Fed's Supervision, Regulation and Credit division. The presentation is free and open to the public in the Salsbury Science Center, Z-Hall.