The State of Economic Equity
The State of Economic Equity describes the nation’s current economic outlook using an equity lens. The Institute for Economic Equity produces this work to examine challenges and outcomes for vulnerable groups and communities. We explore major economic trends that are expected to impact families over the near term and discuss ways to bolster economic resiliency.
Bank On National Data Hub
The Bank On movement is designed to improve the financial stability of America’s unbanked and underbanked. The St. Louis Fed and Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund established the Bank On National Data Hub to show metrics from financial institutions related to account openings, account usage and consistency, and online access. This national reporting infrastructure represents an important step forward for accessible banking efforts.
The Economic Impact of Child Care by State
Get child care data for all 50 states, including affordability estimates, labor force participation rates, and statistics about workforce-related struggles facing child care providers. Fact sheets prepared by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis researchers.
Book Promotes Inclusive Development in Rural America
Rural communities that support inclusive development and tap into the potential of all their residents will have a competitive advantage in the economy of the future. Investing in Rural Prosperity offers ideas for how rural communities can pursue growth that leads to greater economic opportunity for everyone.
Main Street Perspectives: How COVID-19 Is Affecting Low- to Moderate-Income Communities
COVID-19 continues to have a profound effect on people nationwide. The Federal Reserve System is identifying specific challenges that LMI communities are facing. Perspectives from Main Street summarizes a nationwide survey of nonprofits, financial institutions, government agencies and other organizations serving urban, suburban and rural communities.