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KC Fed LMCI Suggests Greater Improvement in the Labor Market

Adjusting the unemployment rate using the KC Fed’s LMCI suggests the labor market is doing better than the unemployment rate alone implies.

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, "PDFThe Long Return to Normal."

KC Fed LMCI Suggests Recent Inflation Is Not Due to the Tight Labor Market

A tight labor market tends to raise wages and lower unemployment, but an overly tight labor market can cause inflation. Labor market momentum, as measured by the Kansas City Fed Labor Market...

Register to attend Energy and the Economy: Opportunities and Challenges of the Energy Transition

The Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas and Kansas City hold an annual joint energy conference, which focuses on the key drivers...

When Normalizing Monetary Policy, the Order of Operations Matters

As economic conditions in the United States continue to improve, the FOMC may consider normalizing monetary policy. Whether...

October is Economic Education Month - Learn How Economics Affects Your Everyday Life

You constantly make economic choices - you just might not realize it.

Regional Investments in Renewable Energy Resources

The Rocky Mountain region attracts significant investments in traditional energy resources. Likewise, the region and surrounding states are attracting a significant share of investment in...

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