Business Review (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)

Business Review (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) is a magazine specializing in General topics.

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Monetary Policy and Inflation Targeting in the United States: Based on a Speech Given by President Anthony M. Santomero, at the NABE/GIC Conference, October 4, 2004
Should monetary policymakers in the U.S. adopt explicit inflation targeting? After all, the Fed has steadily reduced inflation over the past 25 years without resorting to an explicit inflation target. But having achieved price stability, we must now...
Sprawl: What's in a Name?
What lies behind concerns about the way metropolitan areas have been spreading out over the past several decades? This spreading out, commonly known as sprawl, is reflected in lower density and centralization in metropolitan areas. In this article,...
True Confessions: Should Banks Be Required to Disclose More?
Can market participants, such as bondholders and depositors, play a significant role in ensuring that banks limit their risk-taking? Although regulators find this idea increasingly attractive, to evaluate banks' risk-taking, investors need good information...
Why Are Married Women Working More? Some Macroeconomic Explanations
For the past 60 years, the number of hours worked per person in the U.S. has changed very little. Nonetheless, the labor force has undergone some pronounced shifts over that same period. One prominent change is the sharp increase in the number of hours...