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Recession and the Ninth District: Slide presentation

July 30, 2010


Ron Wirtz Editor, fedgazette
Recession and the Ninth District: Slide presentation

Nobody needs reminding that the recession dealt a major blow to the U.S. economy. But how did Ninth District states fare compared with the nation as a whole? It turns they did “less worse” than most states, according to fedgazette research. Find how and why in this Powerpoint presentation by Ronald A. Wirtz, editor of the fedgazette, who offers a brief synopsis of the July cover article on this topic.

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Ron Wirtz
Editor, fedgazette

Ron Wirtz is a Minneapolis Fed regional outreach director. Ron tracks current business conditions, with a focus on employment and wages, construction, real estate, consumer spending, and tourism. In this role, he networks with businesses in the Bank’s six-state region and gives frequent speeches on economic conditions. Follow him on Twitter @RonWirtz.