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Energy Indicators

Prices for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil went up in January to a three-year high. Permian Basin crude oil production continued to increase as the oil rig count continues to rise.

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Institute Working Papers

Optimal Monetary Policy Under Bounded Rationality

Optimal monetary policy under discretion, commitment, and optimal simple rules regimes is analyzed through a behavioral New Keynesian model. Flexible price level targeting dominates under discretion; flexible inflation targeting dominates under commitment; and strict price level targeting dominates when using optimal simple rules.

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Mexico Economic Update

Mexico Economic Growth Rebounds in Fourth Quarter

Mexico’s economic output recovered sharply in the fourth quarter, rising 4.1 percent after falling in the third quarter as a result of the September earthquakes.

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In Focus
Rob Kaplan Discusses Technology-Enabled Disruption

In a new series of videos, Dallas Fed President Rob Kaplan discusses technology-enabled disruption and its likely impact on inflation, labor markets and the skills gap in the United States.

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Featured Event

Technology-Enabled Disruption: Implications for Business, Labor Markets and Monetary Policy —Dallas, May 24–25: This conference aims to provide a better understanding of the technology-enabled disruption phenomenon and explore its implications for the broader economy, in particular, labor markets and the workforce.

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The Economy in Action
The Economy in Action

The Economy in Action is a free exhibit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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Energy Research

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About the Dallas Fed

As one of twelve regional Reserve Banks in the Federal Reserve System, the Dallas Fed serves the Eleventh Federal Reserve District, which consists of Texas, northern Louisiana and southern New Mexico.

The Eleventh District