Recent Research

How Have Low Oil Prices Affected the Rocky Mountain States?

By Alison Felix and Sam Chapman
June 29, 2016
Rocky Mountaint Economist This issue of the Rocky Mountain Economist examines the recent effects of low energy prices on the Rocky Mountain States and compares this downturn in the energy sector to past energy busts.

Diverging Economic Growth in Nebraska

By Nathan Kauffman and John McCoy
June 29, 2016
Nebraska Economist Economic growth in Nebraska has become increasingly unbalanced. At first glance, the state’s economy appears solid, with a low unemployment rate, steady increases in wages and strengthening real estate markets. A closer look, however, reveals some industries are growing while others are less robust.

The Reallocation of Energy-Sector Workers after Oil Price Booms and Busts

By Jason Brown and Andres Kodaka THE MACRO BULLETINJason P. Brown and Andres Kodaka compare recent job losses in the mining sector with those that occurred during the Great Recession and find displaced workers had an easier time finding new jobs in 2015 than they did during the recession.

Capturing Rents from Natural Resource Abundance: Private Royalties from U.S. Onshore Oil & Gas Production

By Jason P. Brown, Timothy Fitzgerald, and Jeremy G. Weber
RESEARCH WORKING PAPERIn 2014 the six major shale plays produced more than $213 billion in oil and gas generating $39 billion in royalties, while local ownership of royalties averaged 12 to 55 percent across the major plays.

Update on Employment in Kansas and Missouri

By Andres Kodaka
Midwest Economist Employment in Kansas and Missouri continued on a trend of modest growth during the spring.

A Summary of the 2014 Agricultural Symposium

By Nathan Kauffman
Main Street Economist Approximately 200 agricultural finance and business leaders met at the Kansas City Fed's symposium, "Structural Transitions in Global Agriculture."

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Energy Survey

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District Economic Databooks

Summaries of regional and national economic indicators for the Tenth Federal Reserve District

Ag Finance Databook

Quarterly compilation of national and regional agricultural finance data.

Agricultural Credit Survey

Current indicators of the financial performance of Tenth District agriculture.

Manufacturing Survey

Information on current manufacturing activity in the Tenth Federal Reserve District.

Regional Research Papers

Series of working papers presenting results of the department's economic research.

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Regional Databooks

The monthly economic databooks provide summaries of regional and national economic indicators for the Tenth Federal Reserve District states.

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The Nebraska Economist

The Nebraska Economist is a quarterly publication that provides economic information and insights on the state's economy.

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The Oklahoma Economist

The Oklahoma Economist is a quarterly publication that provides economic information and insights on the state's economy.

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The Rocky Mountain Economist

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

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TEN magazine

TEN magazine is a quarterly publication that highlights the Kansas City Fed's research and practices through the experiences of everyday people from around the region.

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The Main Street Economist

The Main Street Economist highlights major economic issues and opportunities for agriculture and rural America. Ceased publication in 2014.