Inside the Fed Experience

The Fed Experience is an interactive exhibit that lets visitors explore their connection to the economy. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Participants Resources

This list of Web sites will help you prepare for the Fed Challenge competition.

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors 

  • Select "News and Events" for speeches, testimonies, press releases, Monetary Report to Congress.
  • Select "Monetary Policy" for FOMC Statements, Meeting Minutes, Beige Book Reports.

Federal Reserve Board of Governors YouTube Channel
Select the 2011 College Fed Challenge National Finals playlist to view competition presentations.

The Federal Reserve System Online
Gateway to all Federal Reserve websites.

The Federal Reserve: Purposes and Functions, 2005 edition
Official handbook on the Fed's structure and functions. Chapters 2 & 3 cover monetary policy.

The Federal Reserve Today
A detailed explanation of the functions, objectives, and organization of the Federal Reserve System.

Richmond Fed Economic Brief
Web-exclusive essays on current economic issues and trends that are based on staff economists' ongoing research and published work.

Economic Indicators Calendar
Three-month calendar of economic indicator release dates with links to current releases.

National Economic Indicators
Charts of economic data updated at least twice a month.

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)
55,000 economic time series from 44 sources. Download, graph, and track economic data..

Fed In Print
Search tool to locate research articles and working papers written by Fed economists.

Contact Us


The Fed Experience
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