On This PageMay 2001, No. 165a

Slower Economic Outlook for the Midwest (Special Issue)
Last Updated: 04/26/01

With the U.S. economy apparently struggling to continue the longest economic expansion of our nation’s history, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago invited economists from business, academia and government to attend an Economist Roundtable discussion on February 9, 2001, focusing on the outlook for the Midwest economy in 2001 and beyond. This Chicago Fed Letter summarizes the workshop presentations on the economic outlook for the region and the states in 2001.