“Federal Reserve officials are preparing to slow interest-rate increases for the second straight meeting and debate how much higher to raise them after gaining more confidence inflation will ease further this year. They could begin deliberating at the Jan. 31-Feb. 1 gathering how much more softening in labor demand, spending and inflation they would need to see before pausing rate rises this spring.” (via The Wall Street Journal)
If you would like more context on this matter, please consider Danny Leipziger, Professor of Practice of International Business and managing director of The Growth Dialogue at the George Washington University School of Business. Leipziger is a former vice president of the World Bank, where he headed the Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network of more than 700 economists and other professionals working on economic policy formulation in the area of growth and poverty, debt, trade, gender and economic empowerment, and public sector management and governance. Leipziger’s areas of expertise include development economics, international economic policy, and macro and economic growth.
If you would like to speak with Professor Leipziger, please contact GW Media Relations Specialist Cate Douglass at [email protected].