November 17, 2009
Professor of Economics Ann Owen was interviewed
by American Public Media Marketplace
reporter Jeremy Hobson about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s Nov. 16 speech. Owen, a former Federal Reserve Board of Governors economist, said that the chairman's words are part of the Fed's strategy to deal with inflation. More ...
Students Prepare for National Competition
October 7, 2009
On Oct. 2, students in Professor of Economics Ann Owen's monetary policy class visited New York City to attend a seminar presented by New York Federal Reserve economists. The students attended sessions on the current economic situation, the labor market and the financial crisis. The seminar served as an orientation to a national competition, the Fed Challenge, sponsored by the Federal Reserve and the Eastern Economic Association. More ...
July 21, 2009
Professor of Economics Ann Owen was quoted in a July 9 article about possible effects of the federal government's infusion of cash into the economy. In “Worried About Inflation?,” an article that will appear in the August issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance
magazine, Owen responded to questions about declining wealth - the result of falling home prices and the stock-market crash. More ...