March 24, 2022
New Podcast Episode: War, Inflation, and the Federal Budget
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Russia’s war on Ukraine has entered its fourth week, the Biden Administration is set to release the president’s long-awaited 2023 budget, and the Federal Reserve is moving on rate hikes to slow inflation. In this episode of the AAF Exchange, AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin joins us to discuss the war’s economic impacts, what we may—or may not—learn from the president’s budget, and key takeaways from Fed Chairman Powell’s comments at the National Association for Business Economics conference.
AAF products mentioned in today’s episode:
- In “Revoking Russia’s Most Favored Nation Trade Status,” Data and Policy Analyst Tom Lee considers the potential economic implications of revoking Russia’s MFN trade status.
- In “Russian Energy Sanctions,” Holtz-Eakin explores three questions regarding the sanctions on Russian energy exports.
- In “Testimony on: Rural Quality of Life: Opportunity and Challenges for the Rural Care Economy,” Holtz-Eakin discusses the rural care economy and the economic outlook for rural communities.
- In “Powell at the NABE,” Holtz-Eakin walks through what can be learned about the Fed’s plans to combat inflation from Jerome Powell’s comments.
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