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Richmond Fed at a Glance

November 2018

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How Business Cycle Changes Affect Banks’ Profit Margins Differently

Richmond’s researchers look at how business cycle changes impact profit margins differently for small and large banks.


Conversations at the Fed Kartik

Are We Meeting the Economy’s Demand for Graduates?

Research Director Kartik Athreya says we may be falling short in a recent “Conversations with the Fed” discussion about the value of higher education.

photo of Richmond Fed’s 2018 Joint Council on Economic Education meeting

How Do We Assess What Students Know and Can Do?

That was the topic of discussion at the Richmond Fed’s Joint Council on Economic Education, as education and economic leaders considered how to strengthen students’ economic and financial literacy.

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Faster Payments: Your Opportunity to Comment

The Federal Reserve is inviting the public to learn about and comment on potential actions for promoting safe, efficient and faster payments. As part of this effort, the Richmond Fed recently held a public town hall in Charlotte, North Carolina. Want to share your input? The comment period runs through December 14.

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