Recent Regional Research

Tenth District Energy Activity Expanded Moderately

By Chad Wilkerson
January 08, 2021 | Energy Survey
Fourth quarter energy survey results revealed Tenth District energy activity expanded moderately but continued to lag year-ago levels. Firms reported that oil prices needed to be on average $56 per barrel for a substantial increase in drilling to occur, and natural gas prices needed to be $3.28 per Btu. Expectations for future activity rose.

Housing: Bright Horizon or Cloudy Future?

By Chad Wilkerson and Courtney Shupert
January 05, 2021 | Q4 2020
This edition of the Oklahoma Economist reviews these diverging trends in the housing industry and where they may be heading.

Where Is Essential Work within the Rocky Mountain Region?

By Nicholas Sly , David Rodziewicz and Bethany Greene
January 05, 2021 | 4th Quarter 2020
In this edition of the Rocky Mountain Economist we map essential employment within the region and show how locations near essential activities fared with regard to employment outcomes and local consumption relative to those without critical industries nearby.

Nebraska Small Businesses Still Face Challenges

By Nathan Kauffman and John McCoy
December 18, 2020 | Nebraska Economist
A resurgence in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations at the end of 2020 has underscored the challenges that remain for small businesses in Nebraska.

Tenth District Services Activity Dipped Slightly

By Chad Wilkerson
December 18, 2020 | Services
Tenth District services activity dipped slightly from a month ago and remained below year-ago levels, but expectations for future activity increased further.
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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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Through our research and surveys, learn more about the energy industry within our seven-state region, as well as national and global insights.

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.

Services Survey

Monthly information on current services activity in the Tenth District.

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.

Community Research

Research and data focusing on issues in Tenth District low- and moderate-income communities.
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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.