Wednesday, March 28, 2018 The Lodge of Des Peres
"An Economic Update"
Presented by Kevin L. Kliesen, Business Economist and Research Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Please join us for an Economic Update presented by a Senior Economic Research Professional from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The speaker will give us his insight and a current update of the economy as viewed by the Federal Reserve Bank. This should be an interesting presentation considering the current movements in the Commodity and Stock Markets as well as the general economic market condition.

Kevin L. Kliesen is a Business Economist and Research Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.  In his position as a business economist, he analyzes current U.S. macroeconomic and financial market developments and trends for the Bank president and staff economists prior to each Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Another important aspect of this position involves speaking to the general public and professional groups about U.S. and Eighth District economic developments. He has written and published extensively and was instrumental in the development of the St. Louis Fed’s Financial Stress Index, the St. Louis Fed’s Price Pressures Measure, and the St. Louis Fed’s Economic News Index. In addition to his responsibilities at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, he taught part-time for the Department of Economics at Washington University from 2006 to 2013. Professionally, he is a member of the American Economic Association, the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) and the Association of Christian Economists. In 2011 he was named a Fellow of the national NABE organization, which is the association's highest honor it bestows on its members. In October 2015, he was designated as a Certified Business Economist by the NABE.