Rocky Mountain Economist

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

Latest Rocky Mountain Economist Articles

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

Regional Investments in Renewable Energy Resources

The Rocky Mountain region attracts significant investments in traditional energy resources. Likewise, the region and...

Small Business Recovery in the Rocky Mountain Region

The number of new small businesses in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming increased in 2020, even as the COVID-19 pandemic caused...

Recovery in Rocky Mountain Leisure and Hospitality Employment

Pent-up demand among consumers may support a swift recovery in employment at restaurants, hotels and entertainment venues over...

Job Loss, Job Training and Labor Market Scarring in the Rocky Mountain Region

In this edition of the Rocky Mountain Economist we highlight on-the-job training for workers in the United States and the...

Rocky Mountain Housing through the COVID-19 Pandemic

The number of U.S. households unable to make housing payments has risen modestly and households in the Rocky Mountain region...

Related Resources

Regional Databooks

Tenth District Economic Databooks

Quarterly Economic Databooks that provide summaries of regional and national economic indicators for the Tenth District, including Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming.

 
Speeches

Recent Speeches

Find recent speeches by Bank President Esther George, Denver Branch Executive Nicholas Sly and other Kansas City Fed economists.

   
Research

Research and Data

Our research staff conducts innovative research on monetary policy, the payments system, and regional and community issues.

   

About the Denver Branch

Denver-Branch

Denver Branch Executive Nicholas Sly

Nicholas Sly is assistant vice president and Denver Branch executive.

   
Denver-Branch

About the Denver Branch

View recent updates and learn more about the work of the Denver Branch.