Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar

Fridays at 5:44 pm, Mondays at 7:30 am

Dr. Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation. Fridays at 5:44 PM during All Things Considered; Mondays at 7:30 AM during Morning Edition.

Economic Pulse: Week of 7/24/2020

Jul 31, 2020
Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Economic Pulse: Week of 7/17/2020

Jul 20, 2020
Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Economic Pulse: Week of 7/3/2020

Jul 10, 2020
Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

For the first time since 2007, the inflation rate for the Lehigh Valley is being calculated. 2019's rate was 3.6%, which is over 1% more than the national average. Dr. Kamran Ashar discusses the causes of this uptick and what this means for the region.

Economic Pulse: Week of 6/26/2020

Jul 3, 2020
Shamus McGroggan| WDIY

Despite a drop in income, personal expenditures rose in the month of May. Dr. Kamran Ashar discusses this and more from the Bureau of Economic Analysis' newly released income and expenditure report for May 2020.

Economic Pulse: Week of 6/19/2020

Jun 30, 2020
Shamus McGroggan| WDIY

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Economic Pulse: Week of 6/12/2020

Jun 22, 2020
Shamus McGroggan| WDIY

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.
 

Economic Pulse: Week of 6/5/2020

Jun 5, 2020
Shamus McGroggan| WDIY

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Economic Pulse: Week of 5/29/2020

Jun 3, 2020
Shamus McGroggan| WDIY

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Economic Pulse: Week of 5/22/2020

Jun 2, 2020
Shamus McGroggan| WDIY

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Economic Pulse: Week of 5/15/2020

May 27, 2020
Shamus McGroggan| WDIY

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

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