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Tours and Exhibits

Visit our free, interactive Money Museum and learn about the economy and the Federal Reserve. Special programs are available for groups and classes. Request a tour at the Kansas City or Denver offices. For financial institutions, a traveling historical currency exhibit is available.

Career Opportunities

Looking for a career that includes rewards and challenges? The Kansas City Fed offers competitive pay, a market-leading benefits package, growth opportunities and more.

Kansas City Fed Information

Read about our mission, vision and values as well as our Annual Reports, the area we serve, holiday schedule and supplier information.

The Fed and You

Learn more about the Kansas City Fed by watching our video "The Fed and You."

Kansas City Fed History

Learn about our rich history through our timeline or chapter by chapter in "Confidence Restored," "The Balance of Power" and "Integrity, Fairness and Resolve: Lessons from the Bill Taylor and the Last Financial Crisis."

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Highways of Commerce: Central Banking and the U.S. Payments System

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Explore the history behind the Federal Reserve's current roles as overseer and participant in the payments system and the often contentious debate over the central bank's responsibilities.
By Bill Medley

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Integrity, Fairness and Resolve: Lessons from Bill Taylor and the Last Financial Crisis

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This brief biography focuses on the leadership of the Fed's long-time head of banking supervision during the financial crisis of the 1980s and the parallels to today's turmoil.
By Tim Todd

In Late August: The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium

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The Bank's Economic Policy Symposium has provided a unique forum for the exchange of ideas on important policy issues of interest to central banks around the world. This book tells the history of the symposium through the years.
By Tim Todd and Bill Medley

Under Pressure: Politics and the Federal Reserve During the 1990-1991 Recession

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During the U.S. recession of 1990-91, the Federal Reserve came under intense pressure from political forces seeking to influence monetary policy. This book examines the role of politics on the Federal Open Market Committee at that time and highlights the importance of the Fed's independence and decentralized structure.
By Tim Todd

The Balance of Power: The Political Fight for an Independent Central Bank

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This book provides an overview of the relationship between the Federal Reserve's political and independent elements.
By Tim Todd

Confidence Restored: The History of the Tenth District's Federal Reserve Bank

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This book offers a detailed look at the Kansas City Fed's history through the leaders and innovation that shaped our organization into what it is today.
By Tim Todd