Today, we’re highlighting some research the St. Louis Fed has recently produced that you may have missed.
The auto sector continues to play an important role in understanding recessions.
In times of global crisis, the rest of the world gains from investing in U.S. assets.
The debt-to-GDP ratio has shown signs of stabilization in advanced economies, but less so in emerging economies.
Housing costs have been rising fast in recent years. What might this mean for underlying inflation trends?
Over the past year, four housing indicators have moved in ways consistent with patterns seen before three previous recessions.
Since 1940, the average worker has become older, more educated, more likely to be a woman, less likely to be white and slightly less likely to be single. How has this evolution affected the wage of the average worker?
Using detailed micro data at the ZIP code level, this article explores the regional variation in housing market performance to account for the severity of the Great Recession. The granularity of the data—relative to a more traditional analysis at the county level—is useful for evaluating the performance of the housing market because credit and local macroeconomic variables are tied to housing valuations.