The Evolving Link between Oil Prices and U.S. Consumer Spending

Oil price swings are less likely to yield major changes in consumption, even among lower-income households.

Esther L. George
President and Chief Executive Officer

Esther L. George is president and CEO of the Kansas City Fed and the Tenth District's representative at the FOMC.

Read her latest speech, "PDFOpening Remarks and Introduction at Racism and the Economy: Focus on the Economics Profession."

The KCFSI suggests financial stress remained low in March

The Kansas City Financial Stress Index suggests financial stress remained low in March and remained below its historical average.

Tenth District Energy Activity Continued to Increase Moderately

First quarter energy survey results revealed that Tenth District energy activity continued to increase moderately. Activity...

Kansas City Fed seeks thoughts on housing

Housing workers are invited to take our survey to help the Kansas City Fed respond to housing challenges in the Tenth District.

The KC Fed LMCI suggests the level of activity increased modestly in March.

The KC Fed LMCI suggests the level of activity increased modestly in March while momentum accelerated sharply.

Nebraska’s Economy Outperforms through Crisis and Recession

Throughout the crisis and recession, Nebraska’s economy has outperformed that of many other states and the nation as a whole.


The Emergency Broadband Benefit: What your clients need to know


You’re invited to a free webinar on the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a $3.2 billion program designed to help cover the cost of internet subscriptions for low-income households and those affected by the pandemic.

2021 Agricultural Symposium: The Roots of Agricultural Productivity Growth

Multi-day event, Webcast

The 2021 Agricultural Symposium will explore the key drivers of the persistent growth in agricultural productivity, linkages to other industries, and environmental considerations.

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Our Money Museums

Though the Kansas City and Denver Money Museums are currently closed to all visitors, you can still check out our online experiences.

Let Us Put Our Money Together: The Founding of America's First Black Banks

This virtual exhibit tells the story of Black Americans' struggles to access credit and the nation's banking system, leading to the establishment of the nation's first Black-owned and operated banks.