St. Louis Fed President James Bullard drew on research from the St. Louis Fed and others to compare living standards across hundreds of U.S. metro areas, just as living standards across countries have long been compared. He spoke in St. Louis.
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In Little Rock, Ark., St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed real GDP growth, inflation and the yield curve, as well as the current stance of monetary policy.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Photos of Visit to Little Rock
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