A report on economic conditions in the Little Rock zone
Industry Connectivity: A Case Study of the Construction Industry
Industries most related to the construction industry were hit harder by the Great Recession.
60% of District's Jobs Could Face Automation in the Next 20 Years
Jobs in the St. Louis Fed?s District face a higher risk of automation than do jobs nation-wide. Smaller MSAs in the District will face bigger impact.
Construction’s Impact on Other Industries during the Great Recession
Industries that trade heavily with the construction industry were hit sooner and harder by the Great Recession than those that don’t.
A Cross-Country Comparison of Labor Force Participation
The labor force participation rates for prime-working-age men have been falling across countries.
Economic Forecasting: Comparing the Fed with the Private Sector
Fed forecasts have generally been more accurate than private forecasts, but the reason isn?t clear.
The Global Decline of the Natural Rate of Interest and Implications for Monetary Policy
A low natural rate of interest in normal times may call for unconventional policy in recessions.
Measuring Trends in Income Inequality
Before there is discussion on what can and should be done about income inequality, interested parties should understand the different methods that can be used to measure the gap. Knowing when the gap has been particularly wide or narrow over the past 50 or so years would also be helpful.