More on COVID-19's Impact on the Regional Economy
Visit the links below to learn more about this topic in Regional Economist and other publications from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Related resources and free economic databases are also listed if you would like to explore more.
A Look Back at Regional Economic Performance before COVID-19
New estimates of real gross domestic product for U.S. counties and metropolitan statistical areas show growth disparities in 2019. In the best areas, growth was strong and accelerating, while in others, the economy was already decelerating or even experiencing a prolonged contraction.
The Impact of COVID-19 on the Residential Real Estate Market
During the spring, the COVID-19 pandemic caused the residential real estate market to decline an average 33% around the country.
Using High-Frequency Data to Track the Regional Economy
Economists are using high-frequency data to provide a timelier snapshot of regional economic activity—especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hospital Capacity amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Most counties hadn’t reached hospital bed capacity during COVID-19 peaks through June 30. However, about a quarter of counties were at risk in case of future surges.
- On the Economy: How COVID-19 May Be Affecting Inflation
- Regional Economist: Home Production Activity during the COVID-19 Shutdown
- On the Economy: Economic Forecasting during a Pandemic