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.
January 05, 2016NEBRASKA ECONOMISTNebraska’s economy generally remained strong throughout 2015, but some signs of weakness have steadily emerged.
Capturing Rents from Natural Resource Abundance: Private Royalties from U.S. Onshore Oil & Gas ProductionBy 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.
Ag and Rural Economies
Our work provides insights on agricultural and rural economies, both within our seven-state region of the Tenth Federal Reserve District and nationally.