The Cleveland Fed’s district includes 56 counties in Kentucky, all of which are located in the eastern portion of the state.
Is specializing in an industry the way to economic success or the road to economic challenges for rural communities? It depends on the community’s resilience. Read More
As a followup to our District Data Brief on the pandemic's effect on urban migration, select tables and figures have been updated with more recent data. Read More
Building Resilient Communities Takes a Network: Group Shares Success Stories, Resources, and Opportunities to Connect
Communities and regional partners in eastern Kentucky are joining forces—sharing resources, solutions, and stories of success—to promote a resilient economy. Read More
We compare two types of models used to predict the spread of the coronavirus, both of which have been used by government officials and agencies. We describe the nature of the difference between the two approaches and their advantages and limitations. We compare examples of each type of model—the University of Washington IHME or “Murray” model, which follows a curve-fitting approach, and the Ohio State University model, which follows a structural approach. Read More
Feedback Appreciated: What Community Members Told Us about Modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)
Discussions to share info and seek public comment on proposed changes to modernize the CRA revealed two things key for ensuring access to capital for all people and communities. Read More