The Region

September 2010 Issue

Top of the Ninth

Scale Economies in Banking—A Symposium


Research Digest

<em>The Region</em> often includes one or two feature articles about economists at the Minneapolis Fed and their current work. Research Digest provides shorter summaries of recent economic research papers.<br>

  • Explaining Growth
    Economist Erzo Luttmer blends two competing theories to generate a model that helps account for patterns of employment growth in U.S. companies. [PDF]
  • Asset Bubbles and Rat Races
    A new Minneapolis Fed staff report by Veronica Guerrieri and her coauthor examines the effect of portfolio managers’ reputation-seeking on asset prices. [PDF]

Book Review

Student Essay Contest

Virtual Fed