Consumer Confidence, New Jersey, Second District Economy, New York, Housing markets, Puerto Rico
Jason Bram is an economic research advisor in Urban and Regional Studies within the Household and Public Policy Research Division. His research and analysis focuses on the U.S. economy, with a primary emphasis on the Federal Reserve's Second District, which includes New York State, northern New Jersey, and southwestern Connecticut, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He produces the regional Beige Book reports, and uses monthly business surveys to monitor and analyze current and emerging economic trends and issues of concern. Recent research has focused on housing markets and composite indexes of regional economic activity. Earlier research focused on analyzing the impact of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the New York City economy. He has also published studies on some key sectors of the local economy, conducted ongoing research on commuting patterns, and researched the role of consumer confidence in the U.S. economy.
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