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Richmond Fed at a Glance

March 2019

Tom Barkin

Cover Story

Barkin: Moving the Needle in Rural Communities

Bank President Tom Barkin spoke at the Virginia Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade about four approaches for significantly improving labor market outcomes in rural communities.


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Understanding the Rural-Urban Dichotomy

Our researchers take a look at how we define rural and urban communities and the nature of the economic disparities across our large, diverse Fifth Federal Reserve District.

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Here Every Month Is Financial Literacy Month!

While April is Financial Literacy Month, our Economic Education team works year-round with regional partners to boost economic knowledge and personal finance skills for all ages.

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Looking at Lending in Low- and Moderate-Income Areas

This interactive map spotlights how much Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) invested in our communities over six years.

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