Deregulation and deposit pricing
A deposit-pricing survey and comparison of 112 depository institutions in the Fourth Federal Reserve District, covering MMDAs, Super-NOWS, and CDs in an examination of the effect of interest-rate deregulation on banks and thrifts.
Report of the Fourth District Economists' Roundtable
A summary of the 1994 forecasts for real output and inflation presented by 15 members of the Fourth District Economists' Roundtable at their January 1994 meeting, highlighting the measurement of service sector prices and the role of small businesses in creating jobs.
Interbank exposure in the Fourth Federal Reserve District
A discussion of the hypotheses that high levels of interbank exposure reduce the safety and soundness of the banking system and that interbank exposure affects the ability of the FDIC to use market discipline as a constraint on banks' risk-taking, with comment on Fourth Federal Reserve District conditions.
How are wages determined?
An analysis of the role of employers in wage-setting across three Fourth Federal Reserve District labor markets--Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh--during the years 1955-1988.
The growth of cities in the Fourth District
Many Fourth District cities have experienced relatively weak population growth over the past half century. One possible reason some cities have recently grown more is because they have better educated workforces. Recent research suggests that the educational attainment of residents is critical to population growth, particularly for cities in the Northeast and Midwest.
NAFTA and the Midwest
Proceedings of the October 2, 1992 meeting of the Fourth District Economists' Roundtable, which looked at the North American Free Trade Agreement's likely impact on the U.S. and Midwest economies.
Midyear report of the Fourth District Economists' Roundtable
A summation of the May 20, 1994 meeting of the Fourth District Economists' Roundtable, at which participants offered their views on the current and prospective state of the economy and discussed the limitations of describing the U.S. business cycle.
Labor productivity growth across states
Labor productivity growth, a measure of output per unit of work, is closely tied to gains in wages and living standards, and it provides a direct measure of a country?s competitive position over time. The same holds true for states. Since the last business cycle peak in 2000, states boosted their average labor productivity growth to 2.3 percent. In Ohio, this growth came as a result of modest output growth accompanied by sharp employment losses. Although this has been a painful transition for the Fourth District, solid productivity gains have made the remaining firms and workers more ...
REO and vacant property strategies for neighborhood stabilization: Reserve Bank Presidents’ perspective, a speech presented at the Neighborhood Stabilization Summit in Washington, D.C. on September 2, 2010
In a speech at the REO and Vacant Property Strategies for Neighborhood Stabilization Summit, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President and CEO Sandra Pianalto discussed the weak housing market in her region and some of the ideas that have emerged from the Bank's research and outreach efforts related to the housing crisis. She concluded by describing a new proposal to use the Community Reinvestment Act's flexibility to channel more resources to REO disposition.