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In The Moment ... December 2, 2019 Show 710 Hour 1

Morning Macro With Joe Santos

Nov 18, 2019
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In The Moment ... November 18, 2019 Show 701 Hour 1

It's time to break down the numbers (and break apart the rhetoric) regarding fiscal policy and the economy.

Professor Joseph Santos is with the Department of Economics at South Dakota State University. Each week Santos provides lessons on macroeconomics that tie in to our In the Moment conversation. Find them on his blog Schooled. 

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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 ... April 8, 2019 Show 551 Hour 1

The positive jobs report in America means its a good time for the dollar. Meanwhile, troubles with Brexit are pinching the British pound. That seems logical, yet movements in foreign exchange rates are prickly to predict.

Joe Santos, professor of macroeconomics at South Daktoa State University, explains the exchange rate as part of In The Moment's ongoing Morning Macro series.

Follow Joe's bog at www.schooleddotblog.com.

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In The Moment ... March 11, 2019 Show 532 Hour 1

We continue our Crash Course in Economic Literacy with SDSU Macroeconomics Professor Joe Santos.  Follow along online at schooleddotblog.com.

Today, we follow the Yellow Brick Road to understand inflation, deflation, and the Consumer Price Index.

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In The Moment ... March 4, 2019 Show 527 Hour 1

South Dakota State University Professor Joe Santos joins In the Moment for this week's Morning Macro conversation. Today we look at the data behind America's gross domestic product (GDP) measurement. What does the GDP reveal, and, perhaps more importantly, what does it not tell us about quality of life and human dignity?

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In The Moment ... February 25, 2019 Show 522 Hour 1

Today we introduce a new segment on In the Moment: Morning Macro with Joe Santos. It's a chance to break down the numbers (and break apart the rhetoric) regarding fiscal policy and the economy.

Professor Joseph Santos is with the Department of Economics at South Dakota State University. Each week Santos provided lessons on macroeconomics that tie in to our In the Moment conversation. Find them on his blog Schooled.