October 2023 Beige Book Interview – Little Rock

October 19, 2023
A man and women in business attire have a discussion in front of microphones in a podcast studio.

The St. Louis Fed’s Matuschka Lindo Briggs and Nathan Jefferson discuss the Arkansas economy.

St. Louis Fed economist Nathan Jefferson discusses highlights from the national Beige Book summary. An overall summary of the 12 district reports is prepared by a designated Federal Reserve Bank on a rotating basis with the St. Louis Fed responsible for this edition. Also, Matuschka Lindo Briggs, senior vice president and regional executive of the Little Rock Branch, provides highlights and the latest perspectives about the Arkansas economy.

Listen to previous episodes: Stream more interviews with Nathan Jefferson discussing prevailing economic conditions in Arkansas with host Matuschka Lindo Briggs.

View the latest Beige Book: The Beige Book is a Federal Reserve System publication about current economic conditions.

Economists and experts talk about their research, topics in the news and issues related to the Fed. Views expressed are not necessarily those of the St. Louis Fed or the Federal Reserve System.

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