RESEARCH & DATA
FROM THE PRESIDENT
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This new publication focuses on regional food systems as a means for enhancing economic opportunity.
How is your community reflected in our work? St. Louis Fed board members share their perspectives.
Kevin L. Kliesen
Natural disasters like Hurricane Andrew or the Great Flood of ’93 can cause a lot of devastation. And the resulting problems aren’t always localized—at times, even the national economy is affected.
Adam M. Zaretsky
Most economists will tell you that minimum wage legislation is simply government intervention into free markets, harming even those it was meant to help. But new evidence has muddied the theoretical waters.
Michelle Clark Neely
Spurred on by low interest rates and a growing economy, homebuilding in the Eighth Federal Reserve District is booming. Can it last?
Thomas C. Melzer
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