2017 Spring TEN Magazine

Featured articles

Increasing Participation: Workers staying on the job longer

One of the driving forces behind the increase in the labor force participation rate is older workers remaining on the job. The...

Rising rents: Housing affordability in the U.S.

Rental housing has become less affordable at the national level due to a variety of economic reasons. The fallout is that many...

Ship to shore: The relation of ocean freight prices to inflation

If shipping costs continue to increase, higher import costs may put additional upward pressure on core inflation, even if...

Around the region


Notes from around the Tenth District

A look at Kansas City Fedevents, programs and happenings from around the Tenth District.


Kansas City Fed relies on directors for insight

A closer look at Tenth District directors who began their terms of service in 2017.


Additional Content


President's Message: A monetary policy for long-run economic stability

The outlook for the economy does not call for tight policy by any means, but a gradual and deliberate move to more normal rates is necessary.


Bank enforcement actions: The effects on loan contracting

Enforcement actions create reputational and credibility problems for sanctioned banks, and as a result, banks may have to compensate borrowers with better loan...