Need workers? Why not charter a private jet? (Beigies!)

3/16/23, The Indicator (9:02)


Teaching Ideas

Summary: And the “Beigie” Award goes to…. the Minneapolis Fed!! The Beige Book provides a snapshot of economic activity in the different Federal Reserve Districts every six weeks.  Importantly, it does in a very qualitatively, often featuring anecdotes or observations from regional businesses. The Indicator’s favorite entry for this edition described both sides of the tight labor market. Employers enlisting private jets to fly workers to construction sites and fed-up hospitality workers starting their own businesses. We describe how you can set-up your own Beigie Award activity in class!

Posted March 17, 2023 by ishanitewari in Teaching Ideas, THE INDICATOR

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