To mark its centennial, the St. Louis Fed published "100 Years of Service." Read about the birth of the Federal Reserve and how the St. Louis Fed came to be known as the maverick in the Fed system. See how it serves not only financial institutions and the Treasury, but also educators, community development workers, researchers and the public.View Publication
Students will compute real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and GDP per capita for three fictional countries. The Index of Economic Freedom will be used to compare and contrast the relationship between the degree of a country's economic freedom and the total output of that country and its standard of living. From the Inside the Vault article, "Which Came First - Democracy or Growth?"