I analyze business conditions in the Fifth District and have published articles on employment and other regional economic trends.
Rick Kaglic is a senior regional economist at the Charlotte Branch of the Richmond Fed. He joined the Research Department in 2009 and is responsible for analyzing regional economic conditions and developments, as well as educating the region's diverse constituents on the role of the Federal Reserve and its District Banks.
Prior to joining the Richmond Fed, Kaglic was a senior economist for Eaton Corporation, a Cleveland-based manufacturer, and chief economist for the Washington State Employment Security Department. He also spent 11 years as a senior business economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, monitoring regional economic conditions and writing the Bank's widely disseminated Beige Book contribution.
M.A., Youngstown State University, 1992
B.A., Youngstown State University, 1991
|July 10, 2014||Is the Real Recovery Here at Last?||Rick Kaglic|
|March 26, 2014||Which Way is the Economy Headed?||Rick Kaglic|
|January 24, 2014||South Carolina and U.S. Economic Outlook||Rick Kaglic|
|September 14, 2013||National and Regional Update||Rick Kaglic|
|June 14, 2013||Workforce Development and Economic Growth||Rick Kaglic|
|May 2, 2013||The Outlook Amidst Fiscal Uncertainty||Rick Kaglic|
|January 30, 2013||Fifth District Economic Outlook||Rick Kaglic|
|September 6, 2012||Economic Update: Outlook for Manufacturing||Rick Kaglic|
|April 30, 2012||Update on South Carolina's Rural Economy||Rick Kaglic|
|January 20, 2012||Regional Economic Outlook in a Global Economy||Rick Kaglic|
|December 14, 2011||National and North Carolina Economic Indicators||Rick Kaglic|
|July 9, 2011||Assessing the Economic Landscape||Rick Kaglic|
|February 25, 2011||National Economic Conditions: Starting to Feel Like a Recovery?||Rick Kaglic|
|November 9, 2010||Tracking South Carolina Out of the Recession||Rick Kaglic|
"Using Data and Anecdotal Evidence to Understand the Regional Economy" (with Michael Munley). Chicago Fed Letter No. 185, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, January 2003.
"Reining in Medicaid Spending — States Respond to Declining Revenues" (with Erin Davis). Chicago Fed Letter No. 175, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, March 2002.
"Slow Work Force Growth: A Challenge for the Midwest?" (with William Testa). Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Perspectives 23, no. 2 (2nd Quarter 1999): 31-45.
"Help Wanted in the Midwest." Chicago Fed Letter No. 125, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, January 1998.
"Chicago's Financial Industries." Chicago Fed Letter No. 99, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, November 1995.