Regional Economy

The Minneapolis Fed serves the six states of the Ninth District: Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, northwestern Wisconsin, and the upper peninsula of Michigan.

Ninth District Data


From around the district

A rising mountain of student debt

Ashwini Sankar April 4, 2018

Blame (maybe) tuition hikes, the Great Recession and lower college completion rates

At your service

Phil Davies March 28, 2018

Robots and other forms of automation are shouldering routine tasks beyond the manufacturing floor

Motivated to automate

Phil Davies March 28, 2018

Scarce labor and competitive pressures are leading Ninth District manufacturers to invest in smart machines

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