Korea, Japan growth experiences suggest China’s economy to slow in next 20 years
The Chinese economy has grown at an unprecedented pace since the 1980s. However, the pace of growth is likely to slow as China’s economy matures because of its demographic structure and its increasing proximity to economic and technological frontiers.
November 14, 2023
Research Department Working Papers
Complementary Currencies and Liquidity: The Case of Coca-Base Money
In coca-growing villages of Colombia, where pesos are scarce, coca-base is not only used as the main input for cocaine production—it also acts as a complementary currency (CC), circulating locally as a medium of exchange for day-to-day transactions. This paper provides a clear rationale for the economically-motivated adoption of a CC in a small open economy underprovided with official currency.
June 21, 2023
Recent growth of professional services jobs favors select Texas counties
Professional services jobs have grown faster in Texas than in the U.S. since 2020, partly because of business relocations to the state. This expansion has been highly geographically clustered, with 10 of Texas’ 254 counties accounting for more than 92 percent of the statewide growth.
May 16, 2023
Global energy producer Midland–Odessa seeks economic stability, end to boom-and-bust
In the fifth stop on her 360° in 365 Listening Tour, Dallas Fed President Lorie K. Logan met with Midland–Odessa business and community leaders in mid-April to learn about the area’s strengths, challenges and outlook.
May 09, 2023
COVID-era eviction moratoriums improved financial well-being … while they lasted
This analysis leverages new eviction and credit data from Dallas County, Texas, to explore the impact of the moratoriums and to examine trends that surfaced once the moratoriums ended.
April 11, 2023
High-tech hotspot Austin works to solve labor, housing issues
In the fourth stop on her 360° in 365 Listening Tour, Dallas Fed President Lorie K. Logan met with Austin business and community leaders in January to learn about the area’s strengths, challenges and outlook.
March 09, 2023
Mission-oriented banks in Texas and underserved businesses: lessons from the Paycheck Protection Program
Although it is too soon to have outcome data on the ECIP, we can still explore how useful expanding MDI and CDFI lending might be to underserved small firms by using data on loan access and forgiveness from its predecessor, the PPP.
December 16, 2022
Diversified San Antonio confronts economic divide among youth
Dallas Fed President Lorie K. Logan met with San Antonio business and community leaders in mid-October in the third stop on her 360° in 365 Listening Tour.
December 01, 2022
El Paso aims to end brain drain with global manufacturing, higher-paying jobs
Dallas Fed President Lorie K. Logan met with El Paso business and community leaders in mid-October in the second stop on her 360° in 365 Listening Tour.
November 10, 2022
Diverse, resilient Houston looking at moving beyond traditional energy base
Dallas Fed President Lorie K. Logan met with Houston business and community leaders earlier this month in the stop on her 360° in 365 Listening Tour.
October 20, 2022