The podcast series features interviews and commentaries examining economic and industry trends within the Sixth Federal Reserve District.
The Economic Effects of Springs Severe Weather
The Atlanta Fed's Michael Chriszt, assistant vice president responsible for the Regional Economic Information Network, talks about the economic effects of April's tornado outbreak and the Mississippi River flooding.
The Beige Book and Southeastern Economic Conditions
Atlanta Fed assistant vice president Michael Chriszt describes what regional business contacts reported on the Beige Book about the Southeast's economy. Chriszt is responsible for the Atlanta Fed's Regional Economic Information Network, which supports the Bank's monetary policy role.
Economic Activity in the Southeast
The growing optimism regarding the economy that marked this spring and early summer have tapered off as the southeastern economy appears to have stabilized. Atlanta Fed expert talks about this and other issues regarding the region's economy.
Oil Spill Impact
With the well capped and most of the oil gone, the Gulf Coast is repairing the damage done to its economy, its "brand," and its ecology. This podcast features Atlanta Fed researchers discussing the impacts of the Gulf Coast oil spill on the region and the nation, to date and in the future.
The Gulf Oil Spill
Michael Chriszt, assistant vice president in the Atlanta Fed's research department responsible for the Regional Economic Information Network, discusses the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and its potential impact on regional economies.
Sixth District Employment Trends
Menbere Shiferaw, an economic analyst in the Atlanta Fed's research department, discusses employment trends in the Sixth District.
Examining the Southeast's Holiday Sales
Michael Chriszt and Courtney Nosal of the Atlanta Fed's research department examine how retailers fared during the holiday selling season and what that activity could mean for the economy as the recovery progresses.
Laurel Graefe and Courtney Nosal of the Atlanta Fed's research department discuss consumer spending this holiday season.
State Revenues in the Southeast
Michael Chriszt and Shalini Patel of the Atlanta Fed's research department discuss the effects of the recession on state revenues.
Tourism in the Southeast
Michael Chriszt and Courtney Nosal of the Atlanta Fed's research department discuss recent data about tourism and related trends in the Southeast.
Retail Sales in the Southeast
Michael Chriszt and Courtney Nosal of the Atlanta Fed's research department discuss recent data about consumer spending and retail sales in the Southeast.
Southeastern Employment Trends
Michael Chriszt and Menbere Shiferaw of the Atlanta Fed's research department discuss employment trends in the Southeast.
Employment and the Regional Economy
Michael Chriszt, assistant vice president in the Atlanta Fed's research department, discusses the region's economy and focuses on recent employment trends.
Energy and the Southeast
Laurel Graefe and Menbere Shiferaw, analysts at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, discuss rising energy prices and how they affect businesses and consumers in the Southeast.
Southeastern Economic Activity
Michael Chriszt, assistant vice president in the Atlanta Fed's economic research department, discusses economic activity in the Southeast and the tools he uses to assess the state of the regional economy.
Consumer Spending Trends in the Sixth District
Whitney Mancuso, an economic analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta who studies trends in retailing, real estate, and state government, discusses consumer spending trends in the Southeast.
Examining the Southeast's Water Supply
An Atlanta Fed economist and a University of Georgia professor discuss water management in the Southeast and how its allocation and availability affect the regional economy.
Analyzing the Southeast's Economy
Michael Chriszt, director of international and regional analysis at the Atlanta Fed, discusses how Atlanta Fed economists gather and analyze information to arrive at a picture of the regional economy.
The Gulf Coast: Two Years After Katrina
An overview of economic conditions along the Louisiana and Mississippi coasts two years after Hurricane Katrina struck. Participants: Michael Chriszt, Director of International and Regional Analysis and Dave Avery, Economic Analyst, both of the Atlanta Fed.
Regional Economic Conditions and Consumer Spending
A discussion on housing and consumer spending in the Southeast. Participants: Michael Chriszt, Director of International and Regional Analysis and Whitney Mancuso, Economic Analyst, both of the Atlanta Fed.