Informing and engaging with our communities throughout 2018
Highlights from a year committed to public engagement, examining opportunity, data-driven research, and supporting diversity and inclusion
Published April 2, 2019 | April 2019 issue
From immigration to financial education … from gathering regional economic data that assisted policymakers to promoting strategies for affordable housing … the Minneapolis Fed informed and engaged the community throughout 2018.
Our impact included:
Ronald A. Wirtz
November 14, 2018
Director of Regional Outreach Ronald Wirtz’s revelations about a spike in chapter 12 bankruptcies among Ninth District farmers, data-driven reporting that found its ways to the halls of the U.S. Congress.
December 11, 2018
In-depth interviews with the world’s top economists, such as Lisa Cook of Michigan State, on issues of race and gender inequality.
Neel Kashkari, President
October 26, 2018
Influencing monetary policy by sharing the Minneapolis Fed’s analysis in the Wall Street Journal.
September 18, 2018
Embracing the arrival of the Broadway hit “Hamilton” to the Twin Cities and leveraging it to help educate local school kids and the community about the role of the Fed.
Ron Feldman and Mark Wright
October 18, 2018
Addressing affordable housing, a primary challenge for communities throughout the Ninth District.
July 31, 2018
Summarizing world-class research for the public to better understand issues of inequality, opportunity, and inclusive growth.
July 17, 2018
Examining the role that immigrants have on workforce participation in a rural community.
Center for Indian Country Development
Providing tools to promote homeownership in Indian Country.