Designing state--local fiscal policy for growth and development
Economic Outlook Symposium: Summary of 2012 results and 2013 forecasts
According to participants in the Chicago Fed?s annual Economic Outlook Symposium, the U.S. economy is forecasted to grow at a pace near its historical average in 2013, with inflation remaining largely unchanged and the unemployment rate edging down.
Developing small businesses and leveraging resources in Detroit
On October 16?17, 2012, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Michigan Bankers Association, and the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan co-sponsored a symposium that brought together business experts, business owners, policymakers, funders, and bankers to address the issues of small business credit and financing in Detroit.
Global linkages to the Midwest economy
The Midwest economy: structure and performance
Help wanted in the Midwest
The changing rural economy of the Midwest
Reversal of fortune: understanding the Midwest recovery
Has the Midwest been good or lucky in its recent recovery? In this article, the authors assess the internal and external factors that have contributed to the revival of midwestern economic fortunes over the last decade.
Asia and the Midwest real economy