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Peter Iglinski

Peter Iglinski is the press officer for science and public media. He covers biology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, mathematics, and earth & environmental sciences.

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‘Absurd’ for Fed to leave its policy framework unchanged

‘Absurd’ for Fed to leave its policy framework unchanged

December 9, 2019

Rochester professor of economics Narayana Kocherlakota expects to be disappointed this week, as the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee has signaled that it will make no changes to an eight-year-old policy statement for meeting inflation and unemployment goals.

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The Great Recession: The downturn that wouldn’t end

The Great Recession: The downturn that wouldn’t end

November 1, 2019

The Great Recession officially lasted through June 2009, with unemployment levels peaking in October of that year. And while unemployment is now the lowest it’s been in the last 50 years, Rochester experts say the recession is still very much with us.

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Rochester economist: Low inflation rates hurt the Fed’s credibility

Rochester economist: Low inflation rates hurt the Fed’s credibility

October 25, 2019

“There’s a lot of evidence that in the last eight years or so the Fed has lost control,” says Narayana Kocherlakota, the Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester.

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Fed meeting likely to bring rate cut and dissent, says Rochester economist

Fed meeting likely to bring rate cut and dissent, says Rochester economist

September 17, 2019

President Donald Trump is calling on the Federal Reserve to zero out interest rates—or adopt a negative rate—at its meeting this week. But Narayana Kocherlakota says that won’t happen.

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Jumpy stock market hides economy’s positives

Jumpy stock market hides economy’s positives

August 29, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been on a wild ride in August, but University of Rochester economist Narayana Kocherlakota thinks that talk of a possible recession in the US is premature.

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Charter schools are not all equal

Charter schools are not all equal

August 6, 2019

Rochester economist John Singleton’s research could help educational policymakers to craft guidelines and practices for charter schools that are in the best interests of all students.

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Expect the Fed to begin lowering interest rates

Expect the Fed to begin lowering interest rates

July 25, 2019

Next week’s meeting of the Federal Reserve will likely mark the beginning of a prolonged period of lower interest rates, says Narayana Kocherlakota, professor of economics and a former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

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How Rochester business majors help area businesses grow

How Rochester business majors help area businesses grow

June 11, 2019

Area businesses regularly tap into the research skills of Rochester business majors in Vincent Hope’s Marketing Projects course in order to help address the real-world marketing issues facing their companies.

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Nobel laureate Paul Romer to deliver Gilbert Lecture

Nobel laureate Paul Romer to deliver Gilbert Lecture

April 22, 2019

Nobel laureate Paul Romer, a former assistant professor of economics, returns to campus to discuss how “economics can offer better answers to the most important questions facing humanity.”

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Kathryn Mariner wins Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for her work on social inequality

Kathryn Mariner wins Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for her work on social inequality

April 19, 2019

Kathryn Mariner, an assistant professor of anthropology and visual and cultural studies, is one of 32 faculty members in the United States named as new Career Enhancement Fellows.

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