On This PageApril 1999, No. 140

What's Ahead for the Midwest Economy?
Last Updated: 03/11/99

Against the backdrop of the current economic expansion entering its ninth year, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago invited economists from business, academia, and government to attend an Economist Workshop on February 5, 1999, focusing on the outlook for the Midwest economy in 1999 and beyond. This Chicago Fed Letter summarizes the workshop presentations on the economic outlook for the Midwest region and its states in 1999.