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SF Fed Visiting Scholar Nakamura Named 2019 Clark Medalist

The American Economic Association named Emi Nakamura the best young American economist for 2019. This John Bates Clark medalist contributes to the San Francisco Fed through her work as a visiting scholar in Economic Research. Photo provided by UC Berkeley.

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Economic Letter

Is the Hot Economy Pulling New Workers into the Labor Force?

Posted May 20, 2019

Labor force gains might suggest that the strength of the job market is pulling in people from the sidelines. However, analysis of underlying flows between labor force states shows that, rather than drawing new people in, the hot labor market has instead reduced the number of workers who are dropping out.

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Bloom Where You’re Planted

May 12, 2019

Syracuse University Commencement
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Economic Outlook

April 16, 2019

Sylvain Leduc, executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, stated his views on the current economy and the outlook as of April 11, 2019.

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Beige Book

April 17, 2019

Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District

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