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Volume 12, Number 4
Fourth Quarter 2013


Staff

Lynne Anservitz
Editorial Director


Tom Heintjes
Managing Editor


Nancy Condon
Associate Editor


Julie Hotchkiss
Contributing Editor


Charles Davidson
Staff Writer


Dave Altig
Mark Carter
Amy Ellingson
Pam Frisbee
Mike Hammill
Sandra Kollen
Whitney Mancuso
Gustavo Uceda
Contributing Writers


Peter Hamilton
Odie Swanegan
Designers

Editorial Committee


Bobbie H. McCrackin
VP and Public Affairs Officer


Michael Chriszt
AVP, Research Department


John C. Robertson
VP, Research Department


Pierce Nelson
AVP and Public Information Officer

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Editor's note: Throughout this issue, Southeast refers to the six states that, in whole or in part, make up the Sixth Federal Reserve District: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.