Kaitlyn Hoevelmann is a Public Affairs writer at the St. Louis Fed.
Some students have considered “gap” years, and many worry about lost or delayed opportunities and experiences.
The unemployment rate may be the most well-known labor market statistic, but the labor force participation rate is another important one. Here’s what goes into measuring it.
Economics is like “a puzzle that needs to be solved, and I enjoy putting the pieces together,” says Mizzou student and St. Louis Fed intern Kaitlyn Hoevelmann.
Learn why The Economist editor-in-chief, a leading Baylor researcher, and the president of the Centre for Economic Policy Research decided to work in the field.
This tool is designed to shore up financial system resiliency by having banks build up extra capital during booms to protect against losses in downturns.
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