What caught my eye: The middle class time squeeze, digital currencies, minimum wages, and much more…

“No time to spare: Exploring the middle class time squeeze” by Tiffany N. Ford, Jennifer M. Silva, Morgan Welch, and Isabel V. Sawhill from Brookings:

Research Meeting of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Highly recommended:

The Stanford seminar in the history of economic thought. Very interesting list of speakers:


“Public and Private Money Can Coexist in the Digital Age” (by Tobias Adrian and Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli from the International Monetary Fund):

The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy with Glenn Hubbard:


Fabio Panetta: “Evolution or revolution? The impact of a digital euro on the financial system”:


Burkhard Balz: “Central bank digital currencies – the future of money?”:


“Ricardo Reis on Central Bank Swap Lines, Fiscal Sustainability, and Outlooks for Inflation”:


“IZA DP No. 14124: Wages, Minimum Wages, and Price Pass-through: The Case of McDonald’s Restaurants” by Orley Ashenfelter, Štepán Jurajda:


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