While we have a broad research agenda, the Richmond Fed focuses on these key areas of economic study:
This series of essays articulates the Richmond Fed's views on issues of particular importance to the Fifth District and the national economy, and their policy implications:
Service sector activity varied in April.
Manufacturing sector activity improved in April.
Reports on the Fifth District economy varied in recent months.
The latest data on the national economy gathered by the Richmond Fed
Richmond Fed researchers periodically estimate the size of the federal financial safety net - most recently in February 2013. The safety net is intended to reduce systemic risk, but it can contribute to financial instability.