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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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Rochester can become US growth engine, says MIT economist

Rochester can become US growth engine, says MIT economist

April 8, 2019

In his latest book, Jon Gruber puts Rochester at the top of the list of 102 cities poised to become next generation tech hubs. The MIT economist will host a panel discussion on Rochester’s potential to jump-start America.

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Stock market ups and downs: A long view is in order

Stock market ups and downs: A long view is in order

November 13, 2018

How concerned should the investing public be about recent downturns in the stock market? While daily fluctuations make for interesting news stories, Simon Business School professor Bill Schwert advises investors to “take a long view.”

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Fed expert calls Jerome Powell an “excellent nomination”

Fed expert calls Jerome Powell an “excellent nomination”

November 2, 2017

Following President Trump’s nomination of Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as chief of the Federal Reserve, Narayana Kocherlakota noted his approval of the selection.

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Susan B. Anthony Center hosts Equal Pay Day panel

Susan B. Anthony Center hosts Equal Pay Day panel

March 31, 2017

Panelists will discuss how the pay gap continues to affect gender and labor dynamics, and address how members of the University community can work to combat inequity.

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University’s economic impact expands across NYS

University’s economic impact expands across NYS

June 16, 2016

The University, which is the region’s largest employer, is the 6th largest private sector employer in the state and the largest private employer in upstate New York.

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Measuring the global impact of the fed’s policy decision

Measuring the global impact of the fed’s policy decision

March 17, 2016

Video: Narayana Kocherlakota, a University of Rochester economics professor and a Bloomberg View columnist, discusses Fed monetary policy with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel, Tracy Alloway and Scarlet Fu on “What’d You Miss?”

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The real reason to worry about China

The real reason to worry about China

March 14, 2016

For more than 20 years, China has kept the yuan’s value against the dollar in a very tight range. This connection between the yuan and the dollar has important implications for the impact of U.S. monetary policy on China.

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Rochester to host hundreds of entrepreneurship professionals for international conference

Rochester to host hundreds of entrepreneurship professionals for international conference

February 5, 2016

This fall, more than 350 entrepreneurship experts from the United States and abroad will arrive in Rochester for the 2016 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, or GCEC.

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Groundbreaking for HTR’s new incubator takes place at Sibley Building

Groundbreaking for HTR’s new incubator takes place at Sibley Building

September 9, 2015

Construction for the new University-affiliated High Tech Rochester (HTR) Business Accelerator is under way. The sixth floor of the former department store will undergo a $24 million renovation to create a state-of-the art business incubation facility in the heart of downtown Rochester.

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