The Denver Branch is Colorado, northern New Mexico and Wyoming's connection to the nation's central bank through relationships with local staff who have insight into regional needs, economies and challenges.

Latest News and Resources

Hybrid Working, Commuting Time, and the Coming Long-Term Boom in Home Construction

In the long run, hybrid working could lead single-family home construction to almost double in the largest metropolitan areas.

Is Remote Work Turning the Screw on Labor Market Tightness?

Businesses continue to face difficulties retaining workers and attracting new applicants. Those challenges are more acute in...

Commodity Prices Have Limited Influence on U.S. Food Inflation

Food prices increased at the fastest pace in more than two decades from July 2021 to July 2022. We show that this increase has...

Price Pressures for U.S. Exporters and a Strong Dollar Have Increased Inflation in Foreign Countries

As the higher demand for imported goods during the pandemic has moderated, U.S. export prices have become an important factor...

Government Assistance and Moral Hazard: Evidence from the Savings and Loan Crisis

In 1989, the U.S. government ceased assistance to failed savings and loans, leading many of these institutions to reduce their...

Household Financial Conditions in the Rocky Mountain Region

Some economic commentators suggest strong household balance sheets may provide some relief from the strains associated with...

About the Denver Branch


Denver Branch Executive Nicholas Sly

Nicholas Sly is assistant vice president, economist and the Denver branch executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.


Focus Areas

Denver Branch staff focus on economic research, outreach, community development, bank supervision, information technology and financial services. Learn about our work.


Board of Directors

Learn about the individuals from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming serving on the Denver Branch Board of Directors.

Money Museum

Denver Money Museum

Learn about the economy through our hands-on exhibits for all ages.


Rocky Mountain Economist

Rocky Mountain Economist

The Rocky Mountain Economist is a quarterly publication that provides economic information for the states of Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Beige Book

Beige Book

The Beige Book is a report that offers a snapshot of business conditions in each of the Fed’s 12 regional Reserve Bank Districts.

Economic Databooks

Tenth District Economic Databooks

The quarterly economic databooks provide summaries of regional and national economic indicators for the Tenth District.

Ten Magazine

TEN Magazine

TEN is a publication that highlights the Kansas City Fed's research and practices through the experiences of everyday people from the region.