From Economic Synopses: In memoriam, Allan H. Meltzer, economic historian of the Federal Reserve, February 6, 1928 – May 8, 2017.
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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.
This report provided a detailed summary of data and anecdotal information on economic conditions in the four zones of the Eighth Federal Reserve District: St. Louis, Little Rock, Louisville, and Memphis. It complemented the Fed’s Beige Book and has been replaced by the Eighth District Beige Book report.