Daily Policy Digest
|Black Child Poverty Rate Holds Steady Even as Other Groups See Declines
New study notes disproportionately high rates of poverty among African American children even as other groups have seen declines...
|Household Spending Sensitive to Real Interest Rates
Most households are sensitive to changes in real interest rates...
|Innovation and Top Income Inequality
There is a positive and significant correlation between innovativeness and top income inequality in the United States...
|A Decline in the Desire to Work
Since the 1990s, the share of labor nonparticipants who report wanting to work has declined...
|Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems
What is the socially optimal level of liquidity in a retirement savings system?...
|Home Buying Decisions Driven by Leverage
The strength of housing demand is strongly affected by household wealth, income and the quantity of available financing...
|Understanding Benign Liquidity Traps: The Case of Japan
Credit constraints may be more important for macroeconomic performance than interest rates...
|Recent Declines in Labor's Share of Income
Since the onset of the financial crisis, labor's share of national income has fallen below historical levels...
|Autonomous Vehicles Will Have Tremendous Impacts on Government Revenue
Autonomous vehicles could have tremendous impacts on American society and government...
|Why Prices Vary for the Same Products
Price dispersion might be best explained by buyers' differing ability and willingness to shop around, rather than by market ignorance...FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF RICHMOND