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Research Notes–March 2006


Featuring research published in February 2006

Speeches

Taking into Account a Changing World of Banking
February 17, 2006
Patrick Barron, first vice president and chief operating officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, provides his thoughts on the future of banking to the Southeastern Bank Management and Directors Conference.

Macroeconomics

Dollar Declines in January
In December the average monthly value for the trade-weighted dollar index of 15 major currencies tracked by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta declined 1.5 percent.

Regional Economics

The Push-Pull Effects of the Information Technology Boom and Bust: Insight from Matched Employer-Employee Data
Working Paper 2006-1
The information technology production boom in Georgia during the 1990s likely contributed to a net gain in the state workforce’s human capital in spite of the subsequent industry decline.