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Category Archives: Insight

Assessing the Economic Impact of Sandy

A Moody’s Analytics conference call assessing the economic impact of Superstorm Sandy was held on November 1st. Here is a very brief synopsis of the call: Hurricane Sandy interrupted millions of lives, cutting power and forcing businesses and financial markets to close, but … Continue reading

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Predicting the BLS Employment # With ADP Payroll Transactions

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Are the Rich Taxed Enough

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CNN Interview On September Jobs #

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Zandi Interviews Joe Stiglitz On His New Book

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz was in town this week, talking up his new book, The Price of Inequality. Mark Zandi interviewed Stiglitz at the Free Library of Philadelphia, which has made a podcast of the talk available. Listen to … Continue reading

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Yes, stimulus was the right move

[This article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer Sept. 23, 2012] The following is a synopsis of themes discussed in my new book, “Paying the Price,” published this month by FT Press. Question: Did the federal fiscal stimulus succeed or fail as an … Continue reading

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Even If You Are All Powerful, The Economy is Hard to Fix

Mark Zandi visits with NPR to discuss how to fix the economy with the Moody’s Analytics U.S. macroeconomic model. View the Full Article and Listen to the Podcast.

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The One Housing Solution Left: Mass Mortgage Refinancing

[This article originally appeared in the New York Times August 12, 2012 and was authored by Joseph Stiglitz and Mark Zandi ] MORE than four million Americans have lost their homes since the housing bubble began bursting six years ago. An additional … Continue reading

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Raising Taxes on High Earners is Sound Policy

[This article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer July 30, 2012] Unless Washington acts, we all will pay more in taxes next year. Few think that’s a good idea, but there is little consensus on how to change it. President … Continue reading

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Greece Could Decide Fate of U.S. Economy

[This article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer May 27, 2012] Will Greece exit the eurozone? Hard to believe, but the answer to this question could determine the fate of the U.S. economy this year. Global investors have been driving … Continue reading

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