Chicago Fed Letter Reports on the 2003-04 Chicago Fed Manufacturing Project
This issue of the Chicago Fed Letter reports on a series of conferences held in 2003-04 that addressed the following three questions:
What are the long-term underlying trends in manufacturing and have they funademntally changed in recent years?
Is the poor performance of recent years a transitory phenomenon?
What are the challenges and prospects for Midwest manufacturing going forward? (144KB)