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May 5, 2015 | News

Regional Forum Returns to the Lowcountry

For the first time, the Richmond Fed’s spring regional forum visit brought Bank leaders back to a Fifth District community they’ve previously visited.

Economic Brief

July 1, 2015 | News

Richmond Fed Research Ties Price Dispersion to Shopping Around

The Richmond Fed’s July Economic Brief highlights new research that suggests buyers’ differing ability and willingness to shop around might explain price dispersion – wide variations in price for the same product.


July 1, 2015 | News

Richmond Fed Announces Officer Appointments

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announces the appointment of Huberto Ennis as group vice president and Gina Friese as assistant vice president.

Board of Governors building

June 17, 2015 | News

FOMC Action

The Federal Open Market Committee today reaffirmed its view that the current target range of 0 to .25 percent for the federal funds rate remains appropriate.

Economic Quarterly

June 8, 2015 | News

Richmond Fed’s Economic Quarterly Examines Post-Recession Part-Time Employment

In the latest issue of Economic Quarterly, Richmond Fed Economist Marianna Kudlyak, St. Louis Fed Economist Maria E. Canon, City University of Hong Kong Assistant Professor Guannan Luo, and Richmond Fed Research Assistant Marisa Reed find that changes in the transition probabilities to and from PTER in the aftermath of the recession mainly impact the composition of employment instead of the distribution of individuals between employment and non-employment.

Economic Brief

June 4, 2015 | News

Richmond Fed’s Economic Brief Questions Whether Banking Reforms of the Early 1990s Failed

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s June Economic Brief highlights new research that compares failures of community and midsize banks in 1986–92 with those in 2007–13 as a way of evaluating the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act (FDICIA) and the international Basel Accord (Basel I).

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