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Connecting Money, Banking, and Financial Markets

Economists David Andolfatto, Aleksander Berentsen and Fernando M. Martin explore the interplay between three systems central to monetary policy. Read their working paper and look for a forthcoming article in the Review of Economic Studies.

Last updated: 09-26-2019

FRED Adds Sahm Rule Recession Indicators

FRED now has the Sahm Rule recession indicators, created by economist Claudia Sahm, Chief of the Consumer and Community Development Research Section at the Fed's Board of Governors.

Last updated: 10-04-2019

Is Fear Chilling the Economy?

Research economist Julian Kozlowski’s work examines the lingering effects of the Financial Crisis and how we now think about risk: Read his 3-part Economic Synopses essay and look for his deeper analysis in a paper recently accepted to the Journal of Political Economy.

Last updated: 08-16-2019

FRED Data Workshop Welcomes Business Journalists

The St. Louis Fed's signature data site FRED welcomes journalists from the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing for a two-day workshop September 19 and 20. 

Last updated: 09-19-2019

Less Moonlight in the Labor Force?

The FRED Blog explores 25 years of data on "moonlighting"—that is, having multiple jobs—and finds some interesting trends about working a full-time plus a part-time job, two part-time jobs, or even two full-time jobs.

Last updated: 09-05-2019

What Do the Markets Hear When the Fed Speaks?

A recent Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review article by Research economist Kevin L. Kliesen, Brian Levine, and Research Director Christopher J. Waller analyzes the impact of Fed communications on key financial market variables.

Last updated: 07-03-2019

FRED Adds Banking Assets and Liabilities Data

FRED has added over 500 data series from the Board of Governors’ statistical publication H.8 Assets and Liabilities of Commercial Banks in the United States

Last updated: 08-19-2019

Paychecks at the Top, at the Bottom, and in the Middle

The FRED Blog looks at graphing BLS Current Population Survey data to see the distribution of income in the U.S. 

Last updated: 08-16-2019

Recent Economist Hire: Serdar Birinci

Serdar Birinci has joined the Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota in 2019. His research interests include macroeconomics and labor economics.

Last updated: 07-29-2019