3. Why does Rosengren favor raising the federal funds rate? Is he looking at the economy now orin the future? 4. Do all FOMC members agree with his view?
5. Does Rosengren expect the inflation rate to increase? 1. Is growth in this expansion evenly shared across the U.S.? (To ask the obvious.) 2. What does the first chart say about how education influences employment? 3. How is the health of people in “distressed communities” different than in those that are booming? 4. Where in the U.S. are the most prosperous communities? The least prosperous? Does the second chart agree with the text in the article? 5. How is job growth spread across the U.S.? That is, do some areas have more job growth than others?
1. How was human capital measured? What sort of skills are evaluated?
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