Omaha Branch News

York Economic Forum Highlights the Economy and Monetary Policy

April 07, 2016
Economic Forum The Omaha Branch hosted an Economic Forum in York with approximately 170 business, banking and community leaders in attendance. Omaha Branch Executive Nathan Kauffman provided an update on the Nebraska economy, and Kansas City Fed President Esther George spoke on the outlook and monetary policy

Improving Nebraska's Entrepreneurship Momentum

March 31, 2016
Nebraska Economist Entrepreneurship is a key driver of job creation and has the potential to give a further boost to Nebraska’s growing economy. In this issue of the Nebraska Economist, Senior Community Development Advisor Dell Gines explores entrepreneurship in Nebraska.

Main Street Connections

February 24, 2016
President Esther George's message in the latest issue of TEN Magazine explores the importance of connecting the nation's central bank to the Main Streets of American communities. 

Omaha Branch Board Appointments

January 08, 2016
Board of Directors Tom Henning, president and CEO of Cash-Wa Distributing in Kearney, and Kimberly Russel, president and CEO of Bryan Health in Lincoln, have been appointed to the Omaha Branch Board of Directors. John Bourne, International Representative, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Omaha, was designated chair of the Omaha Branch Board for 2016. Learn more about our Board of Directors. 

About the Omaha Branch

Nebraska Economic Forums

Economic Forums are an opportunity for the Kansas City Fed to share insights on the economy and also learn about local economic issues in our region. They include presentations from the Kansas City Fed on key regional economic issues and national trends, as well as an update on monetary policy objectives and concerns. There is not cost to attend, but registration is required. 

Presentations from Nebraska Economic Forums 

The Outlook and Monetary Policy
by Esther George
April 7, 2016 | York, NE

Nebraska Economic Outlook
by Nathan Kauffman
April 7, 2016

U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy
by Jonathan Willis
Nov. 12, 2015 | Kearney, NE

Regional Economic Update
by Nathan Kauffman
May 12, 2015 | South Sioux City, NE

Nebraska Economic Update
by Nathan Kauffman
March 26, 2015 | Lincoln, NE


Staff at the Kansas City Fed's Omaha Branch:

- Provide insight and analysis on Nebraska's economy.

- Lead research on the agricultural economy for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and the Federal Reserve System.

- Work with Nebraska educators, students and the public to promote economic and financial education and increase understanding of the Federal Reserve.

- Support community economic growth among low and moderate income and disadvantaged communities through research, resources and relationships with stakeholders in the areas of housing, workforce, small business development and community investments. 

- Promote a safe, stable and competitive banking system through the supervision and regulation of financial institutions while also providing proactive outreach to state member banks and bank holding companies.

- Host Economic Forums and speak to groups across the state to provide insights on the regional and national economy. 

- Meet with community and business leaders to learn about local economic conditions and gather diverse perspectives on the economy. 

View the Omaha Branch fact sheet

Speeches


Apr 7, 2016 | Nebraska Economic Outlook

By Nathan Kauffman

Jan 13, 2016 | CFA Society of Nebraska: Economic Outlook

By Nathan Kauffman

Jan 11, 2016 | Trends in Farm Income and Land Values

By Nathan Kauffman