Joseph Mayans

Joseph Mayans is the founder and principal economist of Advantage Economics, LLC. Joseph previously led macroeconomic research at Zions Bank and produced the bank’s public-facing economic content for its branches throughout Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. Prior to his work as an economist, Joseph served as legislative staff for US Senator Jerry Moran (KS) where he specialized in financial services, small business, and technology policy. He has a master’s degree in economics from Wichita State University in Kansas.

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Immunity in the Housing Market...

Rays of hope are beginning to shine in the economy that suggest the U.S. may have moved beyond the most acute phase of the...

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Negative Rates in the U.S.? Never Say Never...

With jobs losses mounting and the prospects for a quick economic rebound fading, some segments of the financial markets are beginning to bet that...

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Looking Beyond the Unemployment Rate...

There is no doubt that there will be many headlines published about the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) jobs report. The official unemployment...

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Interest Rates are Down for the Count: A Walkthrough o...

After two consecutive emergency meetings in March and numerous stimulus announcements, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) finally got back on track and wrapped...

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Breaking Down the First Round of PPP: Largest Markets ...

Many small businesses in the hardest-hit states missed out on the first round of federal relief through the recently created Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)....

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