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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Jun 17, 2019

Sam Bell and Skanda Amarnath are a part of a new organization called Employ America, a new research and advocacy organization that aims to get better labor market outcomes. Sam is also known on “FOMC Twitter” as an influencer when it comes to nominations for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and Skanda is a former hedge fund economist and New York Federal Reserve research economist. Sam and Skanda join the show today to talk about gross labor income targeting and the future path of Federal Reserve policy.


Transcript for the episode:


Sam’s Twitter: @sam_a_bell

Skanda’s Twitter: @IrvingSwisher

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Related Links:


*Floor It! Fixing the Fed’s Framework with Paychecks, Not Prices* by Skanda Amarnath


*The Quick and Dirty Case for Cutting 50bps at the June 2019 FOMC Meeting* by Skanda Amarnath


*Fed Inches Toward Rate Cut as Trade War Frays Patience* by Christopher Condon and Steve Matthews


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