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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:

Regional Surveys of Business Activity


May 26, 2015

Fifth District Survey of Service Sector Activity

Service sector activity improved in May.


May 26, 2015

Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity

Manufacturing activity remained tepid in May.



May 1, 2015

Snapshot, May 2015

Recent reports on the Fifth District economy were somewhat mixed.


May 26, 2015

National Economic Indicators

The latest data on the national economy gathered by the Richmond Fed

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Call for Papers
Call for Papers

Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond are organizing a conference on new developments in the macroeconomics of labor markets. The conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain on Sept. 18-19, 2015. Deadline for submitting papers is June 15, 2015.