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What is a dollar worth?

Directions: Enter years as 4 digits (i.e. 1913) through 2007. Enter dollar amount without commas or $ sign in box on first line. Click Calculate button to compute dollar amount shown on second line.

If in (year), I bought
goods or services for $
then in (year), the same
goods or services would cost $

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Upcoming Events

Monetary Policy and Financial Frictions Conference

October 31-November 1, 2008

Election Year Economics

Minnesota Economic Association Annual Conference
October 24, 2008
@Metropolitan State University


Information Regarding Recent Federal Reserve Actions

Comprehensive list of links to information related to recent Federal Reserve actions, including links to press releases, Federal Register notices, and other related information.

Consumer Resources

Information and resources for consumers on a variety of topics related to banking, financial education, and consumer protection.

Foreclosure Resource Center

Information and resources for community groups, lenders, local communities, consumers and others on the Fed's collaborative efforts to facilitate options for workouts in the District.

Great Depressions of the 20th Century

Minneapolis Fed publishes book analyzing economic crises.

Tour the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis