Economic indicators can’t capture Hurricane Harvey damage

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Aug. 28, 2017   Economic indicators can’t capture Hurricane Harvey damage Cornell University economist Steven C. Kyle, an expert in macroeconomics and government policy, says economic indicators are ill-equipped to calculate the economic damage caused by natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey – which is expected to drift back into […]

Political talk on Export-Import Bank needs a reality check

House members from both the Republican and Democrat party are sponsoring a bill to re-open the Export-Import Bank, a federal lending institution that subsidizes American exports. While the trade bank’s mandate is to help American businesses face a global economy, critics say its practices mainly boost multi-national corporations.  Steven C. Kyle, an expert in macroeconomics […]

If you think a shutdown is bad, wait for the debt ceiling crisis

If you think a shutdown is bad, wait for the debt ceiling crisis  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 Steven C. Kyle, an expert in macroeconomics and government policy, and an economics professor at Cornell’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, discusses the impacts of a government shutdown – and even worse, a default. Kyle says: […]

Fed sideshow highlights absence of much-needed fiscal stimulus policy

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE  Fed sideshow highlights absence of much-needed fiscal stimulus policy  Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 Steven C. Kyle, an expert in macroeconomics and government policy, and an economics professor at Cornell’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, comments on the anticipated Federal Reserve Board announcement that it will reduce long-term bond […]

Fed stimulus scale-back: No big deal

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Fed stimulus scale-back: No big deal Friday, June 21, 2013 Steven C. Kyle, an expert in macroeconomics and government policy and an economics professor at Cornell’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, reacts to the Federal Reserve Board announcement that it will scale back quantitative easing as an economic […]

Expect a slow trudge out of stagnation as Washington follows Europe’s lead

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Expect a slow trudge out of stagnation as Washington follows Europe’s lead Friday, May 3, 2013 Steven C. Kyle, an expert in macroeconomics and government policy and an economics professor at Cornell’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, discusses how the small drop in unemployment reported in today’s Bureau […]