The St. Louis MSA is in the top 6% in real per capita income. Read more in the current issue of Review.
From Economic Synopses: The evolution of our local wage distribution.
In 1776, Adam Smith explained why some nations are wealthier. Today, Page One Economics explains how productivity raises the standard of living.
From Economic Synopses: The longer a worker is unemployed, the larger the loss in earnings.
FRASER now has the Bank and Quotation Record, a companion to the Commercial and Financial Chronicle, with securities prices and related information, 1928-1963.
From Economic Synopses: Countries can spend more on R&D or borrow innovations from other countries
From Economic Synopses: Pollution rises along with GDP, but at a much slower pace these days.
FRASER has it! The history of the Dallas Fed includes these circulars (1914-1990) and District notices (1991-2006) that cover topics such as liberty bonds, member bank reports, discount rates, and interpretations of regulations.
From Economic Synopses: Small firms didn’t fare so well during the Great Recession.
From Economic Synopses: “Soft” data suggest a brighter outlook than “hard” data.