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  • Research Department Working Papers

    Central Bank Digital Currency: Financial Inclusion vs. Disintermediation

    An overlapping-generations model with income heterogeneity is developed to analyze the impact of introducing a Central Bank Digital Currency on financial inclusion, and its potential adverse effect on bank funding.

    September 24, 2022

  • San Antonio Economic Indicators

    The San Antonio economy slowed down in August. The business-cycle index expanded marginally as unemployment and wages stayed steady, and median rent increased. However, COVID-19 hospitalizations and employment declined.

    September 23, 2022

  • El Paso Economic Indicators

    El Paso’s rapid economic growth slowed in August as the business-cycle index fell for the first time in almost two years and payrolls contracted across sectors.

    September 22, 2022

  • Texas Economic Indicators

    The Texas economy slowed in August. Employment was flat, and unemployment ticked up. Growth in the Texas Business-Cycle Index softened but remained above the 2000–21 average.

    September 21, 2022

  • Texas Economy

    Texas Employment Forecast

    The Texas Employment Forecast estimates that jobs will increase 4.2 percent in 2022, with an 80 percent confidence band of 3.7 to 4.8 percent.

    September 16, 2022

  • U.S. Economic Data

    Market Value of U.S. Government Debt

    For many uses, market value more accurately represents the debt burden faced by the U.S. government than the par value. The par value of government debt, which is reported by the U.S. Treasury Department, reflects interest rates at the time the debt was issued while the market value is adjusted to reflect market interest rates as of the observed period.

    September 14, 2022

  • Advance Together

    Advance Together™ accelerates the progress of community partnerships in Texas that are addressing education and workforce challenges.

    September 12, 2022

  • Leadership Academy Builds Collaborative Skills for Community Partnerships

    The need for a leadership academy was identified as an early lesson in the Dallas Fed’s Advance Together initiative.

    September 12, 2022

  • Research Department Working Papers

    A Rescue or a Trap?—An Analysis of Parent PLUS Student Loans

    Parents taking out loans for their children’s college educations may face an excessive debt burden that jeopardizes their own financial security. This paper examines the experience of Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) borrowers using administrative data from a large student loan guaranty agency.

    September 09, 2022

  • Research Department Working Papers

    Consumption and Hours in the United States and Europe

    This paper documents large differences between the United States and Europe in allocations of expenditures and time for both market and home activities.

    September 08, 2022