Blog Posts

In-depth articles offering insights from our experts’ research, public engagement, and events across the Twelfth District and the nation.

June 14, 2024
SF Fed Regional Executive Christina Prkic describes her recent community engagement trip to Alaska.
May 31, 2024
Commercial Real Estate is an important driver of the Twelfth District’s economy. For this reason, the SF Fed has been closely tracking the sector. To better understand the path forward, we talked with commercial real estate executives about the opportunities and challenges they see ahead.
May 31, 2024
As they finish two years of working with the SF Fed Economic Research Department, several research associates will continue their academic careers through graduate studies.
May 15, 2024
Members of the SF Fed’s public engagement team recently made a trip to Eastern Idaho to learn about the state’s rural economy. Laura Choi provides a snapshot of their trip.
May 14, 2024
The impact of generative AI is being felt across the economy. We sat down with 12th District business leaders to learn how they are adapting to this technology in advanced manufacturing and other sectors.
May 3, 2024
Emerging technologies are top of mind for Twelfth District businesses. Hear how they are using GenAI and their expectations for boosting workforce productivity.
May 3, 2024
U.S. household savings rose and fell at unprecedented rates following the onset of the pandemic recession. Updated estimates suggest that these excess savings have been fully spent. However, consumer spending shows no signs of losing steam, raising questions about its future path.
April 18, 2024
SF Fed Regional Executive Qiana Charles describes her recent community engagement trip to Las Vegas with Mary C. Daly, SF Fed President and CEO.
April 17, 2024
The members of the SF Fed’s Advisory Councils provide valuable perspectives from around the Twelfth District. In this edition of Advisory Council Observations, we share what we learned at our most recent council meetings.
April 4, 2024
Although relatively new for a wide generalized audience, generative artificial intelligence (AI) has already begun to change our economy, and it seems poised to drive even more fundamental changes in the future.