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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.

Feb. 12, 2019 | Working Paper Series

On Regional Borrowing, Default, and Migration

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 | 5E Navigator

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.

Dec. 20, 2018 | 5th District Footprint

Banking Institution Change in the Fifth District

Dec. 11, 2018 | Community Pulse

Community Pulse 2018 Survey Results

Nov. 26, 2018 | 5th District Footprint

Opioid Treatment Access in the Fifth District

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.

Jan. 25, 2019 | eBrief

eBrief - January 2019

The January edition of the eBrief highlights recent speeches by Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin on labor force issues and policies to draw more rural workers into the labor force. The eBrief also includes research that examines the divide in economic outcomes for rural and urban areas. An update on the Fed’s work on faster payments initiatives is also included.

Nov. 26, 2018 | eBrief

eBrief - November 2018

The November edition of the eBrief highlights an analysis of differences between small and large banks and recent research that examines the use of cash at a national retail chain. The eBrief also features the “Investing in America’s Workforce Book,” which shares research, best practices and resources on workforce development that includes contributions from across the Federal Reserve System.



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