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Fed's Regional Structure

Fed's Regional Structure

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    Why Missouri Received Two Federal Reserve Banks

    Thursday, July 28, 2016

    Some charge that Missouri received two Fed banks because of politics, but St. Louis and Kansas City each had strong enough cases to be considered.

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    How the Federal Reserve System Was Formed

    Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    When the Fed was founded, significant weight seemed to be given to banker preferences for where Reserve banks should be located.

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    Why the Federal Reserve Was Founded

    Monday, July 25, 2016

    Our series examines a research article detailing why the Fed is structured like it is, including why Missouri received two Reserve banks.

  • How the Fed's Regional Structure Affects Monetary Policy

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    The Fed's regional structure helps to ensure that views and perspectives from around the country are accounted for when discussing monetary policy.

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