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Publications to Read

Publications that provide information and analysis that promote the public's understanding of the Bank and the Federal Reserve System, the economy of the Fifth Federal Reserve District, and economic policy issues and research.

March 9, 2018 | Publication

Econ Focus, Fourth Quarter 2017

Periodicals and special publications geared towards educating the public about economics and the functions, objectives and organization of the Federal Reserve System.

June 19, 2017 | Publication

5E Navigator: Renting vs. Buying a Home

Published by the Community Development Office of FRB Richmond, these publications profile community reinvestment opportunities, and programs and organizations that assist community and economic development projects.

The Government Affairs office provides legislators and their staff timely information on our research and resources. It also provides a more in-depth view on the publications and activities we conduct throughout our region.

Feb. 26, 2018 | Publication

eBrief - February 2018

The February edition of the eBrief highlights research that outlines the history of the GSEs and explores the correlation between family structure and college completion rates. The eBrief also includes recent research from the Richmond Fed’s Community Development team on leading practices in the community development space.

Jan. 29, 2018 | Publication

eBrief - January 2018

The January eBrief highlights articles from the latest edition of the Richmond Fed’s Econ Focus ​publication, including an analysis of policy responses to unauthorized immigration and a look at the economics of cyberattacks. This edition also includes different surveys of business conditions in the Fifth Federal Reserve District.


The Richmond Fed publishes several quarterly magazines each year. Order recent or archived issues or subscribe to our publications.