FRBSF Economist Òscar Jordà discusses the genesis of financial crises and their aftermath using the last 140 years of data on 17 industrialized economies (video, 29:38).
Dr. Mark M. Zandi, Chief Economist of Moody’s Analytics, discusses the factors that have weighed on the economic recovery, including the housing crash, deleveraging, fiscal drag, and the loss of confidence and heightened uncertainty (video, 28:37).
Dr. Nicholas Bloom of Stanford University discusses economic policy uncertainty and its effect on the recovery (video, 31:06).
See how U.S. imports from abroad compared in 2011 and 2001.
Money hasn’t always looked like it does today. Explore our American Currency Exhibit online and watch history come alive.