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Dec. 16, 2015

The FOMC raises rates for the first time in more than nine years.

Dec. 3, 2015

In this issue of Economic Quarterly, economists Nicholas Trachter of the Richmond Fed and Ali Ozdagli of the Boston Fed present a simple dynamic model of education where some students are pessimistic about their ability to accumulate human capital in college and find it optimal to join the workforce instead of pursuing higher education, while others are more optimistic and enroll.

Dec. 2, 2015

The Fifth District economy expanded modestly since our previous report.

Dec. 2, 2015

The Richmond Fed’s December Economic Brief features the results of a study to determine the impact of the Durbin Amendment on merchants’ costs.

Nov. 23, 2015

The Fifth Federal Reserve District member banks elected directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond for three-year terms effective January 1, 2016.

Nov. 20, 2015

Students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill won the district title in the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s College Fed Challenge competition.

Nov. 20, 2015

The cover article in the latest issue of Econ Focus magazine examines the potential effects of high private debt.

Nov. 18, 2015

The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee released the attached minutes of the Committee meeting held on October 27-28, 2015.

Nov. 16, 2015

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announces the appointment of Lisa White as senior vice president.

Nov. 6, 2015

The new Economic Brief analyzes data to understand the decline in the female labor force participation rate since 2000.

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