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Morning Macro With Joe Santos

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In The Moment ... April 13, 2020 Show 794 Hour 1

Remember when the U.S. economy was in the "longest peacetime expansion in U.S. history?" Well, the novel coronavirus has changed more than one equation. What happens next? Joe Santos is a Professor of Economics and Dykhouse Scholar of Money, Banking, and Regulation in the Ness School of Management and Economics at SDSU. He joins us for today's Morning Macro segment. You can follow along online at Joe's website: schooleddotblog.com. 

 

Morning Macro: Federal Reserve Reacts To COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020
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In The Moment ... March 16, 2020 Show 774 Hour 1

The Federal Reserve acted aggressively over the weekend, slashing interest rates to near zero in an attempt to soothe the U.S. economic turmoil. 

Joe Santos is a professor of economics and Dykhouse Scholar of Money, Banking, and Regulation in the Ness School of Management and Economics at SDSU. He joins us for this week's Morning Macro segment. You can follow along on his website: Schooleddotblog.com.  

Morning Macro With Joe Santos

Mar 2, 2020
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In The Moment ... March 2, 2020 Show 764 Hour 1

Fears of the novel coronavirus are rippling throughout the economy, adding to the potential public health crisis. Macroeconomic policies can't address a pandemic, but perhaps they can address the economic troubles left in the wake once this particular threat subsides.  Joe Santos is a professor of economics and Dykhouse Scholar of Money, Banking, and Regulation in the Ness School of Management and Economics at SDSU. He joins us for this week's Morning Macro segment. You can follow along on his website: Schooleddotblog.com.  

Morning Macro With Joe Santos

Jan 27, 2020
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In The Moment ... January 27, 2020 Show 741 Hour 1

The American economy is still in its expansion phase, even though that expansion is relatively weak. But does the U.S. have a capital formation problem?

Joe Santos is a 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 Morning Macro blog online at Schooleddotblog.com. He joins us for a look at the macroeconomy and how it impacts you. 

Morning Macro With Joe Santos

Jan 13, 2020
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In The Moment ... January 13, 2020 Show 732 Hour 1 What are macroeconomists thinking and dreaming of these days? Earlier this month the American Economic Association held its annual meeting and three-day conference in San Diego California and our own Joe Santos was there. He's a professor in the Department of Economics at South Dakota State University and each week he brings us the Morning Macro, both here on In the Moment and online at Schooleddotblog.com.    

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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.