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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.

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.

Nov. 2, 2018 | Publication

eBrief - October 2018

The October edition of the eBrief features recent speeches by Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin who discussed the economy and improving labor force opportunities for workers in the Fifth District. The eBrief also includes research assessing inequality in large cities and highlights an update on the Federal Reserve’s payments improvement initiative.

Sept. 24, 2018 | Publication

eBrief - September 2018

The September edition of the eBrief includes an analysis of the impacts of trade policy on businesses in the Fifth Federal Reserve District as well as research that looks at the impacts of climate change on the economy. This edition also highlights recent analysis by the Richmond Fed’s Community Development research team that looks at residential segregation in the Fifth District. 



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