Recent Research

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.

What Could Lower Prices Mean for U.S. Oil Production?

By Nida Cakir Melek
Macro BulletinMelek estimates the effects of the recent oil price decline on 2015 oil production.

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."

Ag and Rural Economies

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Our work provides insights on agricultural and rural economies, both within our seven-state region of the Tenth Federal Reserve District and nationally.

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Energy Survey

Get information on current activity among energy firms in the Tenth District.

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.

Map Your Community

Create custom maps of Tenth District communities, counties and states using key economic and demographic indicators.

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The Midwest Economist

The Midwest Economist is a quarterly publication that provides economic information for Kansas and western Missouri.

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The Main Street Economist

The Main Street Economist is a bimonthly publication discussing major economic issues and opportunities for agriculture and rural America.

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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.