Our research staff conducts innovative research on monetary policy, the payments system, and regional and community issues.
When the Music Stops: Slowing Wage Growth May Lead to More Delinquent Debt
Should wage growth slow, delinquency rates are likely to rise, particularly for subprime borrowers with auto debt.
The Employment Effect of an Increase in the National Minimum Wage: Review of International Evidence
Increasing the federal minimum wage gradually and steadily may help minimize negative employment effects.
A Tight Labor Market Could Keep Rent Inflation Elevated
The outlook for rent inflation depends significantly on labor market tightness.
National and International
Publications and Speeches
A quarterly research publication with articles on macroeconomics and monetary policy and regional and international economics.
Payments System Research Briefings
Briefings cover a range of topics, including payments methods and developments in payments networks.
Research Working Papers
Working papers cover a wide range of economic topics, including monetary policy, payment methods, banking and more.
Kansas City Fed President Esther George and economists travel around the Tenth District to speak to diverse audiences.
Meet our research staff, including Kansas City Fed economists, research associates, regional research associates and visiting scholars.
Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosts dozens of central bankers, policymakers, academics and economists from around the world at its annual economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.