How the Impact of Social Distancing Ripples through the Economy
Social distancing directly hurts industries that rely on face-to-face contact. But the spillover effect is even affecting industries less dependent on such contact.
How Will COVID-19 Affect the Spending of Financially Distressed Households?
Consumer spending will drop substantially due to COVID-19, and the declines will hit hardest in households already in financial distress.
How will COVID-19 Affect Financial Assets, Delinquency and Bankruptcy?
Communities with greater financial distress will face larger income shocks caused by COVID-19 and are less prepared to weather them, while also being more likely to go into further financial distress as the pandemic continues.
Unprecedented Times in our Economy
Remarks by Charles L. Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce Fond du Lac, WI
Discussion on the Current Economy
Remarks by Charles L. Evans, President and Chief Executive, Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Club of Indiana Indianapolis, Ind.
Economic Outlook and Policy Challenges
Remarks by Charles L. Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Rockford Chamber of Commerce Rockford, IL
Long-Term Economic Challenges
Remarks by Charles L. Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Allied Social Science Associations San Franciso, CA
Economic Outlook and Policy
Remarks delivered by Charles Evans before the Evanston Civic Leaders Breakfast on October 19, 2010, in Evanston, Ill.
U.S. Economic Outlook
Remarks by Michael H. Moskow President and Chief Executive Officer Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. University Club of Chicago - Learn at Lunch Lecture - 76 E. Monroe St., Chicago, IL. A speech delivered on February 16, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois.
COVID-19 Stuns U.S. and Tenth District Economies, but Both Show Signs of Stabilization
COVID-19 and attempts to slow its spread have led to a decline in economic activity unprecedented in both severity and speed. Although every part of the United States experienced dramatic decreases in activity, states in the Tenth Federal Reserve District, with lower COVID-19 cases as a percentage of the population, have fared slightly better. More recently, national and regional measures of business and consumer activity have improved but remain well below pre-pandemic levels.