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Economic Reports

Louisville Zone

  • Louisville Economic Data
    The Louisville Economic Data page includes current anecdotes from business leaders around the Louisville Zone, a short report on important economic indicators and links to zone-specific data in FRED® (Federal Reserve Economic Data, the St. Louis Fed's signature database).
  • Regional Research
    Find new and recent work focused on understanding economic conditions in Eighth Federal Reserve District, all in one place.

8th District

  • Beige Book - Eighth District Summary
    The Beige Book is a summary of anecdotal reports on current economic conditions in each Fed district. Produced eight times each year.
  • Housing Market Conditions Report
    The Housing Market Conditions Report is a quarterly overview of housing market conditions in each of the seven states that comprise the Federal Reserve's Eighth District.
  • The Quarterly Debt Monitor 
    The The Quarterly Debt Monitor is a detailed report on various types of consumer debt. National data are provided, along with data for the four largest metro areas in the St. Louis Fed's District: St. Louis; Little Rock, Ark.; Louisville, Ky.; and Memphis, Tenn.
  • The Regional Economist
    The Regional Economist is a quarterly publication that addresses national and regional economic issues and their impact on the Eighth District.
  • Economy at a Glance
    Economy at a Glance covers agriculture, commercial banking, housing permits, income and jobs data. Much of the data are specific to the Eighth District. Several national-level data series are also included. The report is part of the St. Louis Fed's quarterly publication, The Regional Economist.
  • Agricultural Finance Monitor
    The Agricultural Finance Monitor is a quarterly survey of agricultural credit conditions in the Eighth Federal Reserve District
  • Louisville Burgundy Books (discontinued in 2016)
    The St. Louis Fed's Burgundy Books complemented the Federal Reserve's Beige Book and offered a detailed summary of data and anecdotal information focused on economic conditions in each of the four zones of the Eighth Federal Reserve District: St. Louis, Little Rock, Louisville, and Memphis.

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