Our Research Focus

Regional Economics

Regional economists based in Richmond, Charlotte, and Baltimore monitor and analyze economic trends in the Fifth District. Also, economists at the Bank have examined the effects of urban revitalization programs and trends in urban density, among other topics.

Issue Title Author(s)
1991 Financial Evolution and the Long-Run Behavior of Velocity: New Evidence from U.S. Regional Data Peter N. Ireland
1991 A Total Production Index for Washington, D.C. Dan M. Bechter
Zoltan Kenessey
Fred Siegmund
Ray D. Whitman
1990 Fifth District Bank Performance John R. Walter
Donald L. Welker
1989 Changes in Manufacturing Employment in North Carolina Counties, 1980-85 Christine Chmura
Jane Ihrig
1989 Fifth District Banks' Return on Assets: Highest in Decade John R. Walter
Donald L. Welker
1988 A Review of Bank Performance in the Fifth District, 1987 David L. Mengle
John R. Walter
1988 Fifth District Indexes of Manufacturing Output Dan M. Bechter
Christine Chmura
Richard K. Ko
1986 Economic Review: A Review of Bank Performance in the Fifth District, 1985 David L. Mengle
John R. Walter
1986 The Industrial Mix of Employment in the Fifth District, 1950-1985 Christine Chmura
1985 A Review of Bank Performance in the Fifth District, 1984 David L. Mengle
John R. Walter
1984 A Review of Bank Performance in the Fifth District, 1983 F. Ward McCarthy, Jr.
1984 Equalizing Regional Differences in Wages: A Study of Wages and Migration in the South and Other Regions William E. Cullison
1984 The Economic Outlook for Fifth District States in 1984: Forecasts from Vector Autoregression Models Anatoli Kuprianov
William M. Lupoletti
1983 A Review of Bank Performance in the Fifth District, 1982 John R. Walter
1981 Unemployment and Its Measurement: Implications from a Survey of Long-Term Unemployment in Baltimore City William E. Cullison
1978 District Enjoys Strong Income Growth Aubrey N. Snellings
1977 Changes in Banking Concentration in Selected Fifth District SMSAs, 1970-1976 Walter A. Varvel
Suzanne J. Stone
1976 Regulations Affecting Competition Between Banks and Thrift Institutions in the Fifth District Bruce J. Summers
1975 Farmers' Financial Position Sada L. Clarke
1975 The District Economy in Perspective: 1974 B. Gayle Ennis
1974 The District Economy in Perspective: 1973 B. Gayle Ennis
1974 Forecasts 1974 William E. Cullison
Date Topic Speaker
June 16, 2014 US and Virginia Economic Outlook Ann Macheras
May 28, 2014 National and Maryland Economic Outlook Andy Bauer
March 26, 2014 Which Way is the Economy Headed? Rick Kaglic
February 19, 2014 Developments in U.S. Energy Markets and the Implications for Future Growth Andy Bauer
January 24, 2014 South Carolina and U.S. Economic Outlook Rick Kaglic
December 4, 2013 U.S. and Regional Economic Outlook Andy Bauer
September 18, 2013 Economic Outlook Ann Macheras
September 14, 2013 National and Regional Update Rick Kaglic
June 26, 2013 Baltimore City Housing Market Andy Bauer
June 26, 2013 The Virginia Economy and the Nonprofit Sector Sonya Ravindranath Waddell
June 14, 2013 Workforce Development and Economic Growth Rick Kaglic
May 2, 2013 The Outlook Amidst Fiscal Uncertainty Rick Kaglic
March 19, 2013 U.S. Economic Outlook Andy Bauer
February 27, 2013 Virginia in the Global Economy: Current Trends and Outlook Ann Macheras
January 30, 2013 Fifth District Economic Outlook Rick Kaglic
December 5, 2012 Current Housing Conditions in Virginia Sonya Ravindranath Waddell
November 2, 2012 Economic Outlook Andy Bauer
October 26, 2012 Virginia Economic Overview Ann Macheras
September 6, 2012 Economic Update: Outlook for Manufacturing Rick Kaglic
August 1, 2012 Regional Research and Analysis at the Richmond Fed Robert Schnorbus
June 8, 2012 Richmond Economic Performance in Perspective Ann Macheras
May 23, 2012 Outlook for the U.S. Economy Andy Bauer
April 30, 2012 Update on South Carolina's Rural Economy Rick Kaglic
March 8, 2012 A Look at Inequality in the United States Andy Bauer
January 25, 2012 The Fed: Who We Are, What We Do, and Why it Matters Sonya Ravindranath Waddell
January 20, 2012 Regional Economic Outlook in a Global Economy Rick Kaglic
December 14, 2011 National and North Carolina Economic Indicators Rick Kaglic
November 11, 2011 Richmond Metro Area Economic Overview Ann Macheras
October 25, 2011 U.S. Economic Outlook Andy Bauer
October 18, 2011 Regional Effects of the Great Recession Robert Schnorbus
July 19, 2011 The National Economy and Consumer Credit Trends Ann Macheras
July 9, 2011 Assessing the Economic Landscape Rick Kaglic
May 25, 2011 Economic Outlook: U.S. and Maryland Andy Bauer
May 3, 2011 A Survey Perspective on Small Business Activity Robert Schnorbus
March 2, 2011 Household Deleveraging and the Outlook for Consumer Spending Andy Bauer
February 25, 2011 National Economic Conditions: Starting to Feel Like a Recovery? Rick Kaglic
December 3, 2010 Overview of the Virginia Economy Ann Macheras
November 9, 2010 Tracking South Carolina Out of the Recession Rick Kaglic
October 26, 2010 U.S. Economic Outlook Andy Bauer
October 20, 2010 Data Interpretation Ann Macheras