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
Economy in lower gear through 2008
According to participants in the Chicago Fed's annual Automotive Outlook Symposium, the nation's economic growth in 2008 is forecasted to be slower than in 2007, with inflation staying high and the unemployment rate rising. Light vehicle sales are predicted to fall sharply this year and then improve in 2009.
Midwest prospects and the new economy
Global linkages to the Midwest economy
Any bounce in the economy in 2003?
Designing state--local fiscal policy for growth and development