Byron Gangnes

Global Value Chains and Changing Trade Elasticities

The trade collapse of 2008-2009 and the anemic trade growth since then raise the question …

Global Value Chains and Trade Elasticities

Previous studies have argued that global value chains (GVCs) have increased the sensitivity of trade …

Yellen: How The Fed Will Know When To Stop

Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair Janet Yellen has laid out the argument for continued Fed …

Robust Hope for Housing

The US housing market turned the corner in 2012 and is set for healthy expansion …

Economists Debate How Quick to Cut

At the start of the first post-sequester week, economists at the annual policy conference of the …

UHERO Forecast Director Named Economics Department Chair

UHERO congratulates Forecast Project Director, Byron Gangnes for his appointment as the Chair of the Economics Department …

Q&A: UHERO Forecast Update Released Today

1. UHERO RELEASED THE FOURTH QUARTER UPDATE TO ITS HAWAII FORECAST THIS MORNING. THE TITLE …

Fed acts to lower mortgage rates

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the state …

Thoughts on President Obama’s proposed Jobs Act

President Obama proposed a larger-than-expected $447 billion American Jobs Act. More than half the package is for …