From Economic Synopses: These indexes can be the barometers of financial market health.
From Economic Synopses: Politics don't seem to affect overall state government revenues and spending.
Economics is driving energy consumption away from coal to natural gas.
The St. Louis MSA is in the top 6% in real per capita income. Read more in the current issue of Review.
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Find new and recent work about unemployment, labor costs, productivity and more, all in one place.
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Quarterly Research Journals
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.
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