Recent Regional Research

Do Adverse Oil Price Shocks Change Loan Contract Terms for Energy Firms?

By Rajdeep Sengupta, W. Blake Marsh and David Rodziewicz
November 30, 2017
Economic Review Financing opportunities for energy firms tighten when oil prices fall, but some feel the crunch more than others.

How Centralized is U.S. Metropolitan Employment?

By Jason P. Brown, Jordan Rappaport, Aaron Smalter Hall and Maeve Maloney
November 29, 2017
Research Working Paper The share of employment that takes place near the central business district is relatively low in most metropolitan areas. But it is considerably higher in some metropolitan areas, especially for employment in professional and scientific occupations.

Tenth District Manufacturing Growth Slowed But Remained Solid

By Chad Wilkerson
November 17, 2017
Manufacturing Survey Factories reported another good month in November. However, a number of firms noted increasing difficulty finding skilled labor.

Farm Economy Seeks Footing

By Nathan Kauffman and Matt Clark
November 09, 2017
Ag Credit Survey, Third Quarter 2017 The farm economy in the Tenth District continued to show signs of stabilizing in the third quarter of 2017, even as financial stress continued to build and income continued to decline.

Farm Lending Stabilizes, but Bank Liquidity Tightening

By Nathan Kauffman and Matt Clark
October 19, 2017
Lending at agricultural banks appeared to stabilize in the third quarter of 2017, but risks in the sector have remained alongside a persistently weak agricultural economy.
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Agricultural Credit Survey

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Manufacturing Survey

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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.