May 04, 2017
May Data Digests Released
View our interactive charts featuring regional and national data on economic performance and labor market trends.
Apr 26, 2017
Birmingham: A Powerful History Forged from Iron
With its rare mineral wealth, Alabama's largest city once seemed poised to become the Southeast's manufacturing center, but events played out differently. Economy Matters traces Birmingham's evolution from steel town to a diverse modern economy.
Apr 19, 2017
Beige Book Finds Optimism, Ongoing Hiring Challenges
Reports from tourism and hospitality contacts in the Southeast indicated they were largely optimistic about the upcoming summer travel season. This Economy Matters article offers highlights of the Atlanta Fed's portion of the Beige Book.
Mar 01, 2017
Beige Book Reports Growing Workforce Development Efforts
Some southeastern business contacts are facing challenges finding qualified workers. Read Beige Book highlights in Economy Matters.
Jan 18, 2017
Beige Book: Some Employers Pickier, Others Less So
Some Southeast employers are having trouble filling positions. Economy Matters summarizes the latest Beige Book.