Our research staff conducts innovative research on monetary policy, the payments system, and regional and community issues.
Financial Stress May Do Relatively Little to Reduce Inflation
Although financial stress can slow economic activity, it may be less effective in reducing inflation.
Corporate Profits Contributed a Lot to Inflation in 2021 but Little in 2022
Corporate profits contributed a similar amount to inflation during the pandemic recovery as in past recoveries.
R&D Capital and the Idea Production Function
Developing new ideas requires not only researchers but also R&D capital—that is, targeted investment in research equipment.
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.
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.