St. Louis Fed Economists Present: Taking the Measure of St. Louis


ST. LOUIS – Economists will look at economic measures beyond the headline numbers to show how the St. Louis area compares to other regions Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. The presentation is part of Dialogue with the Fed, the St. Louis Fed’s free evening lecture series for the general public.

WHO: Kevin Kliesen, a St. Louis Fed business economist, will deliver a national outlook on the U.S. economy and a general framework for how the St. Louis economy measures up.

Charles Gascon, a regional economist with the St. Louis Fed, will offer a local perspective by providing his outlook on the St. Louis economy.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 2016

WHERE: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza
Broadway and Locust streets
St. Louis, Mo. 63102

Open registration for the public is full, but reporters are invited to attend the event. The discussion also will be webcast live at  

The St. Louis Fed launched its Dialogue with the Fed: Beyond Today's Financial Headlines series in the fall of 2011 to address key economic and financial topics of the day and to provide a forum where attendees easily can ask questions of Fed experts. The discussions are free and open to the public.

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Office: (314) 444-8321
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