Fernando Leibovici is an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. His research focuses on international trade, finance and macroeconomics. He joined the St. Louis Fed in 2016. Read more about the author and his research.
While COVID-19-related restrictions in 2020 spurred short-term rises in unemployment, states with stricter measures saw faster labor market recoveries.
An analysis of cross-country data sheds light on the link between finance and economic development.
Despite women’s growing role in the workforce, the share of firms led by female CEOs was relatively stable from 2000-2014.