Assessing Bank of England’s Climate Risk Scenarios
Global central banks and regulators are increasingly focused on the risks climate change poses to the global financial system.
The Bank of England’s recent climate risk stress test is the latest effort. In this webinar, we discuss the BOE’s climate risk scenarios, our methodologies for expanding them to a wide range of economic, financial, and demographic variables across the world, and the implications for future efforts by central banks to gauge climate risks.
Join Mark Zandi, Chief Economist; Marisa DiNatale, Senior Director; and Chris Lafakis, Director, as they discuss climate change scenarios and their implications on central banks.
Assessing the Macroeconomic Consequences of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
Lawmakers appear close to passing into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
Weekly Market Outlook: U.S. Budget Reconciliation Endgame
In an unexpected turn of events, Senator Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer reached an agreement Wednesday on a bill that would tackle climate change, healthcare coverage and tax reform.
Lease-to-Purchase: How to Build Homeownership
Owning one's home is arguably the most effective way for lower- and middle-income Americans to build wealth and critical to building more stable communities and a stronger economy.
Weekly Market Outlook: Time to Worry About the Consumer?
At first glance, it is understandable that some are worried about the health of the U.S. consumer.
Weekly Market Outlook: Did Inflation Peak? Doesn't Matter to the Fed
The Federal Reserve is not going to abandon its plan to aggressively remove monetary policy accommodation even if inflation has peaked.
Macroeconomic Consequences of Pandemic-Related Global Supply-Chain Disruptions
Global supply chains have been badly scrambled since just after the COVID-19 pandemic struck more than two years ago.
How Fannie and Freddie Can Use Pricing to Expand Affordable Homeownership
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were created by Congress to provide a liquid secondary mortgage market to broaden access to homeownership.
Weekly Market Outlook: Flying Through the Business Cycle, Fed Needs to Land the Plane
The U.S. economy is flying through the different phases of the business cycle; we recently moved the economy from the recovery to expansion phase of the business cycle.
Weekly Market Outlook: Fed Trying to Play Catch-Up
As widely expected, the Fed made its opening bid to curb inflation by raising the target range for the fed funds rate by 25 basis points and signaling that ongoing rate hikes are likely appropriate.
Global Fiscal Policy in the Pandemic
The U.S. and global economies have recovered surprisingly quickly from the debilitating COVID-19 pandemic.