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Publications that provide information and analysis that promote the public's understanding of the Bank and the Federal Reserve System, the economy of the Fifth Federal Reserve District, and economic policy issues and research.

Periodicals and special publications geared towards educating the public about economics and the functions, objectives and organization of the Federal Reserve System.

5E Navigator, Winter 2014

July 21, 2014 | Publication

5E Navigator - Winter 2014

Information and tools to help evaluate the higher education decision.

Published by the Community Development Office of FRB Richmond, these publications profile community reinvestment opportunities, and programs and organizations that assist community and economic development projects.

5th District Footprint's latest issue

July 25, 2014 | Publication

NMTC Investment in the Fifth District

5th District Footprint's latest issue

March 26, 2014 | Publication

EITC Usage in the Fifth District

The Government Affairs office provides legislators and their staff timely information on our research and resources. It also provides a more in-depth view on the publications and activities we conduct throughout our region.


July 31, 2014 | Publication

eBrief - July 2014

This issue highlights a recent economic brief on last-resort lending co-authored by President Jeffrey Lacker, a Richmond Fed article from 2010 discussing the risks of a large Fed balance sheet, as well as a National and Maryland Economic Outlook briefing.


June 30, 2014 | Publication

eBrief - April 2014

This issue highlights an economic brief that provides an overview of how the Fed’s authority to purchase mortgage-related securities developed over time as well as a working paper that finds the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) provides insurance to unskilled single mothers and may do so without compromising their incentives to work. This eBrief also includes an article that looks at EITC usage in the Fifth Federal Reserve District as well as our quarterly newsletter which highlights activities the Bank is conducting throughout the Fifth District.


The Richmond Fed publishes several quarterly magazines each year. Order recent or archived issues or subscribe to our publications.