Region Focus

2011

 

Fourth Quarter 2011

Why Aren't We Creating More Jobs?

Cover Story

American Made

The manufacturing sector is stronger than you might think — but new vulnerabilities are emerging

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Features

Would a Little Inflation Produce a Bigger Recovery?

Why some economists actually want the Fed to push prices higher — and what it might cost the economy
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Patents Pending

The system designed to protect and promote innovation could be slowing it down
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Recession on the Eve of Retirement

Losses from the recession will cause some baby boomers to delay retirement, but many others will actually rush into it
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Babies, Brains, and Abilities

Early investments in education shape life outcomes
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Cloudy with a Chance of ... Savings

Weather affects every sector of the economy, so there's a lot to be gained from getting the forecasts right
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Departments


Department Article Additional Resources
President's Message

What Should Policymakers Do About Executive Pay?

Upfront

Regional News at a Glance

Policy Update

Tribes Seek Uncle Sam's Seal of Approval

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Federal Reserve

Checking the Paychecks

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Jargon Alert

Velocity of Money

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Research Spotlight

How Consumers Respond to Stimulus Payments

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Around the Fed

Where Did the Money Go?

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Interview

Michael Bordo

Full Interview
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Economic History

Tar and Turpentine

District Digest

Manufacturing in the Fifth District: Assessing Its Role During the Great Recession

Opinion

No Quick Fix for the Housing Market

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