Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar http://wdiy.org en The Economic Impact of Snow Storms http://wdiy.org/post/economic-impact-snow-storms <p></p><p></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:13:25 +0000 Wagner Previato 34897 at http://wdiy.org The Economic Impact of Snow Storms Lehigh Valley's Quarterly Economic Review http://wdiy.org/post/lehigh-valleys-quarterly-economic-review <p></p><p>Our host Dr. Kamran Afshar and guests David Kennedy, Chief Banking Officer, National Penn and Tony Ianelli, President, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, discuss Lehigh Valley's quarterly economic review. (Original air-date February 6, 2014)</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:29:13 +0000 Wagner Previato 34547 at http://wdiy.org Lehigh Valley's Quarterly Economic Review Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar http://wdiy.org/post/economic-pulse-dr-kamran-afshar <p></p><p>This week on WDIY’s Economic Pulse, Dr. Kamran Afshar will discuss findings of his January survey of local businesses. Results from the survey indicate a continued but cautious optimism regarding Lehigh Valley’s local economy for at least the next 6 months. (Original air-date January 31, 2014).</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:25:15 +0000 Wagner Previato 34115 at http://wdiy.org Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar WDIY's Kamran Afshar asks "What happened to Inflation? " http://wdiy.org/post/wdiys-kamran-afshar-asks-what-happened-inflation <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Before the Great Recession, inflation was rising at a pretty healthy rate, reaching as high as 5.6%. However, the recession wiped out that inflation alongside with 8.7 million payroll jobs, a booming housing market, more than 500 commercial banks,as well as a large number of other businesses.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What Happened to inflation?&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Does the Federal Reserve have the tools to keep inflation at bay? At what cost? (Original air-date January 17, 2014).</span></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:35:23 +0000 Wagner Previato 33648 at http://wdiy.org The Rise of Help Wanted Ads on WDIY's Economic Pulse http://wdiy.org/post/rise-help-wanted-ads-wdiys-economic-pulse <p></p><p>Dr. Afshar discusses how help wanted adds rose significantly during the second half of 2013, reaching 5.4 million jobs in the US in December 2013 and how this compare to past years and its effect on employment in the months to come. (Original air-date January 10,2014).</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:40:00 +0000 Wagner Previato 33409 at http://wdiy.org This Week's Economic Pulse http://wdiy.org/post/weeks-economic-pulse-11 <p></p><p>Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar is a synopsis of the week’s economic news, with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley, and important issues to watch in the coming week. (Original air date January 3, 2014.)</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 23:48:19 +0000 Rebecca Walz 32698 at http://wdiy.org This Week's Economic Pulse http://wdiy.org/post/weeks-economic-pulse-10 <p></p><p>Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar is a synopsis of the week’s economic news, with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley, and important issues to watch in the coming week. (Original air date December 20, 2013.)</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 23:45:14 +0000 Rebecca Walz 32021 at http://wdiy.org This Week's Economic Pulse http://wdiy.org/post/weeks-economic-pulse-8 <p></p><p>Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar is a synopsis of the week’s economic news, with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley, and important issues to watch in the coming week. (Orignal air date December 6, 2013.)</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:43:14 +0000 Rebecca Walz 31296 at http://wdiy.org This Week's Economic Pulse http://wdiy.org/post/weeks-economic-pulse-7 <p>Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar is a synopsis of the week’s economic news, with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley, and important issues to watch in the coming week. (Orignal air date November 29, 2013.)</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:24:06 +0000 Rebecca Walz 30914 at http://wdiy.org This Week's Economic Pulse http://wdiy.org/post/weeks-economic-pulse-6 <p>Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar is a synopsis of the week’s economic news, with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley, and important issues to watch in the coming week. The program will repeat Monday morning at 7:35am during Morning Edition. (Original air date November 22, 2013.)</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:32:45 +0000 Rebecca Walz 30908 at http://wdiy.org