From Economic Synopses: Longer unemployment means larger losses in future earnings.
In 1776, Adam Smith explained why some nations are wealthier. Today, Page One Economics explains how productivity raises the standard of living.
From Economic Synopses: Proposed changes to the tax code will have a variety of effects across states.
From Economic Synopses: The longer a worker is unemployed, the larger the loss in earnings.
These brief essays delve into the economic issues of the day for a generally informed readership.
“The back story on front page economics.” These accessible essays cover the basics of economic topics, with a separate version for use in the classroom. Special “Focus on Finance” essays cover personal finance.
Find new and recent work about unemployment, labor costs, productivity and more, all in one place.
Find new and recent work focused on understanding economic conditions in Eighth Federal Reserve District, all in one place.
Our most academic publication offers research and surveys on monetary policy, national and international developments, banking, and more. The content is written for an economically informed readership—from the undergraduate student to the PhD.
This quarterly report provides survey data on agricultural credit conditions in the Eighth Federal Reserve District.
The Beige Book is a Federal Reserve System publication about current economic conditions across the 12 Federal Reserve Districts. It characterizes regional economic conditions and prospects based on a variety of mostly qualitative information, gathered directly from District sources. The entire report is available here. This summary provides the report from the Eighth District, headquartered in St. Louis.
These summaries of data and anecdotal information from the four zones of the Eighth Federal Reserve District (St. Louis, Little Rock, Louisville, and Memphis) now reside on FRASER, our digital library.