RESEARCH & DATA
FROM THE PRESIDENT
James Bullard —
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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.
Michelle Clark Neely
Despite being around for nearly a century, industrial banks have been in the spotlight only in the past couple of years. That's largely because of who wants to own them—big-box retailers like The Home Depot and Wal-Mart.
Christopher J. Neely, William R. Emmons
Some people complain they are being gouged at the pump, but raising prices now in anticipation of what might happen helps ensure an adequate gas supply.
Kevin L. Kliesen
Baby boomers will start retiring in droves in January. Coupled with the slowdown in productivity and the near-zero saving rate, growth in GDP could fall to levels not seen in 25 years.
Glen R. Sparks
Michael R. Pakko, Howard J. Wall
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