Current Issues in Economics and Finance
Current Issues in Economics and FinanceConcise studies of topical economic and financial market issues, geared toward a broad audience of educators and students, decision makers in business and government, and the general public.

This series, published from 1995 through 2014, has been archived.



Second District Highlights
A regional supplement to Current Issues in Economics and Finance covering a range of topics pertaining to the economy of the Federal Reserve System's Second District, including fiscal conditions, housing and credit markets, growth and productivity, and employment.

This series, published from 1997 through 2014, has been archived.

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1998 Issues
Second District Highlights
New York-New Jersey Region's Job Growth to Continue in 1999, but Risks Have Risen
James Orr and Rae D. Rosen
December Volume 4, Number 14
Viewing the Current Account Deficit as a Capital Inflow
Matthew Higgins and Thomas Klitgaard
December Volume 4, Number 13
The Dollar and U.S. Manufacturing
Linda S. Goldberg and Keith Crockett
December Volume 4, Number 12
Rethinking the Value of Initial Claims as a Forecasting Tool
Margaret M. McConnell
November Volume 4, Number 11
Second District Highlights
New York City's New-Media Boom: Real or Virtual?
Jason Bram and Mike De Mott
October Volume 4, Number 10
Bank Holding Company Capital Ratios and Shareholder Payouts
Beverly Hirtle
September Volume 4, Number 9
Free versus Fair Trade: The Dumping Issue
Thomas Klitgaard and Karen Schiele
August Volume 4, Number 8
Second District Highlights
Earnings Inequality: New York-New Jersey Region
David Brauer, Beethika Khan, and Elizabeth Miranda
July Volume 4, Number 7
How Effective Is Lifeline Banking in Assisting the 'Unbanked'?
Joseph J. Doyle, Jose A. Lopez, and Marc R. Saidenberg
June Volume 4, Number 6
Foreign Ownership of U.S. Treasury Securities: What the Data Show and Do Not Show
Dorothy Meadow Sobol
May Volume 4, Number 5
ATM Surcharges
James J. McAndrews
April Volume 4, Number 4
Second District Highlights
New York-New Jersey Job Recovery Expected to Continue in 1998
James Orr, Rae D. Rosen, and Mike De Mott
March Volume 4, Number 3
Evaluating the Price Competitiveness of U.S. Exports
Thomas Klitgaard and James Orr
February Volume 4, Number 2
Electronic Trading on Futures Exchanges
Asani Sarkar and Michelle Tozzi
January Volume 4, Number 1
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