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St. Louis Fed Releases Louisville Burgundy Book


ST. LOUIS – The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has published its latest Louisville Burgundy Book, a quarterly review of economic information for the Louisville Zone of the Eighth District.

Please note: This will be the final Burgundy Book. Starting in 2017, Zone-specific anecdotal information will be included in a supplement to the redesigned Beige Book. The Beige Book will next be released Jan. 18. The regional economic data contained in the report is available in the St. Louis Fed’s FRED database and may be accessed at

The Louisville Zone includes southern Indiana and western Kentucky and has a population of approximately 3.4 million people, including the nearly 1.3 million who live in the Louisville metropolitan statistical area.

The Louisville report is part of the larger Burgundy Books publication, which offers comprehensive economic information for each of the Bank’s four zones: St. Louis, Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, and Memphis, Tenn.