Fourth Quarter, Volume 2, Number 4

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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Pierce Nelson
   Editorial Director

Lynn Foley
   Managing Editor

Michael Chriszt
   Contributing Editor

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Lee Underwood
   Staff Writers

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Stephen Kay
Elizabeth McQuerry
   Contributing Writers

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Peter Hamilton


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   Vice President and
   Public Affairs Officer

Thomas J. Cunningham
   Vice President and
   Associate Director
   of Research

John C. Robertson
   Vice President
   Research Department
   Regional Section

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Volume 2, Number 4, Fourth Quarter 2000

   Living in an 800 MHz Economy

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   Nation and Southeast Set for
   Slower but Solid Growth in 2001

Growth in both the nation and the region in 2001 is likely to be slower than the rapid pace experienced during the latter part of the 1990s and the first half of 2000, but no serious economic setbacks are expected in the coming year.

Regional Focus

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   Southeast Stays on Course
   For 2001: Slow but Steady

As the nation goes, so goes the Southeast — economically speaking, that is. Like the nation, the Southeast enjoyed a strong economic performance in 2000. For 2001, solid economic growth is still on deck for the region although at a slower rate than experienced for much of the past few years. This article looks at what’s in store for each of the region’s six states.
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   Promise More Growth in 2001
In 2000 many Latin American economies rebounded strongly from a rough year in 1999. The region as a whole should continue this economic improvement in 2001. Economic ties between Latin America and the United States should strengthen as U.S. businesses seek out further opportunities in Latin America’s expanding economies.

   Research Notes & News
      Dollar Index

   Southeastern Economic Indicators

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