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Macroeconomics

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Economic Growth and Inflation: Can They Be Measured Better?

Research in Focus — The Fed’s Leonard Nakamura suggests that the U.S. economy may be growing more quickly — and inflation growing more slowly — than current measures indicate.

Occupational Mobility Explorer

The Occupational Mobility Explorer allows users to examine how workers’ skills could transfer to similar — but higher-paying — occupations. Findings are available for the 33 largest U.S. metropolitan areas.

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State Coincident Indexes

Monthly index of general economic conditions for each of the 50 states

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Summary of the Workshop on Credit Card Lending and Payments

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Supervisory Research Forum (SURF) and Consumer Finance Institute (CFI) held the virtual Workshop on Credit Card Lending and Payments on September 16‒17, 2020.

Mortgage Markets

Working Paper

“Sort Selling”: Political Polarization and Residential Choice

WP 21-14 – Partisanship and political polarization are salient features of today’s society. We merge deeds records with voter rolls and show that political polarization is more than just “political cheerleading.”

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Philadelphia Fed Appoints New Members to Economic and Community Advisory Council

The new members are Sophia Ahmad, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Comcast’s Xfinity Consumer Services; Chef Jose Garces, Iron Chef, James Beard Award winner, entrepreneur, and food innovator; and Omar Woodard, vice president of solutions at Results for America.