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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.

Oct 16, 2017

Binyamin Appelbaum is an award-winning correspondent for the New York Times and covers the Federal Reserve and other aspects of economic policy. Today, he joins the show to discuss his work on covering the Fed and some ideas to improve Fed transparency. Binyamin also shares his thoughts on who President Trump may choose to fill vacancies on the Federal Reserve. Finally, Binyamin and David discuss what Trump’s trade policies may mean an increasingly globalized world. David’s blog: Macro Musings podcast site: David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth Binyamin Appelbaum’s New York Times archive: Binyamin’s Twitter: @BCAppelbaum Related links: “U.S. Inflation Remains Low and that’s a Problem” by Binyamin Appelbaum “Yellen and Cohn to Be on Shortlist to Lead Federal Reserve” by Binyamin Appelbaum “A Look at Airbus’s Epic Assembly Line” by Binyamin Appelbaum and Christopher Payne “American Companies Still Make Aluminum. In Iceland” by Binyamin Appelbaum “Minorities Seen More Likely to Pay High Mortgage Rates” by Binyamin Appelbaum and Ted Millnik