TITLE

Global market uncertainty puts economists on the spot

AUTHOR(S)
Rehm, Barbara A.
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
American Banker;11/17/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 220, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the increased demand for economists and their changing role in banks, because of the uncertainty vexing world markets. Expansion of bank economists' job responsibilities; Effect of industry consolidation and cost-cutting on job security; Remarks of several economists on the issue.
ACCESSION #
1321306

 

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