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

A Local Look at Labor’s Share of Income

The share of total income going to workers tends to rise during economic downturns. The recent pandemic-induced downturn also...

Immigration Shortfall May Be a Headwind for Labor Supply

U.S. labor markets are currently experiencing unprecedented labor shortages. Reduced immigration flows in recent years have...

How Many Workers Are Truly "Missing" from the Labor Force?

As of March 2022, the U.S. labor force participation rate remained one percentage point below its pre-pandemic level. After...

Monetary Policy and Intangible Investment

Monetary policy could become less effective as investment in intangible goods continues to grow.

Do Net Interest Margins for Small and Large Banks Vary Differently with Interest Rates?

Lowering interest rates may be disadvantageous to small banks relative to large banks, but raising interest rates is not...

How More Time Spent at Home is Influencing Housing Prices

Homeowners in some parts of the Rocky Mountain region are spending much more time at home than before the pandemic. ...

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.