The Research Department Digital Archives contains digitized historic materials created through economic research at the Minneapolis Fed. These materials are made publically available as a part of supporting the Research Department's goal of contributing "to the advancement of research and the debate on selected public policy issues." New materials will continue to be added as they are identified and digitized. [Learn more]
The Working Papers collection houses the working papers written by Minneapolis Fed Research Department economists and affiliated scholars between 1963 and 2008, with the bulk of the material dating between 1970 and 1994. More recent working papers can be found at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis website.
The Conference Proceedings collection houses papers and ephemera from ten conferences hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Research Department between 1994 and 2003. Additional papers from other Minneapolis Reseach Department conferences can be found at the Minneapolis Fed website.
Warren Weber's research agenda focuses on monetary and banking theory and history, with particular emphasis on banking in the United States before 1861.Weber retired from the Minneapolis Fed in 2012.
Here can be found data collected by Weber during his years at the Minneapolis Fed including banknote discounts, disaggregated call reports, census of state banks, railroad stock prices, international data, and antebellum U.S. state bank balance sheets.
This collection contains physical items and other non-published ephemera produced by the Minneapolis Fed's Research Department.
The State Mortgage Broker Regulation Collection consists of a master data file and associated research documenting mortgage broker regulation in all 50 states. The data is provided here in Excel format, and is broken out by state or by year (1996-2006). Data were primarily collected by Cynthia Pahl for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Resulting research was performed by Dick Todd and Morris Kleiner.