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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.

Economic Brief

Feb. 15, 2017 | Publication

How Couples Approach Portfolio Allocation

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

5E Navigator Higher Education

July 21, 2014 | Publication

5E Navigator - Higher Education

Information and tools to help evaluate the higher education decision.

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.


Jan. 30, 2017 | Publication

eBrief - January 2017

This edition of the eBrief highlights President Lacker’s economic outlook from earlier in the year. The eBrief also includes the Richmond Fed’s latest research on wealth redistribution, the economic impact of state business taxes, and regional data on educational attainment rates within the Fifth Federal Reserve District.


Dec. 1, 2016 | Publication

eBrief - November 2016

This edition of the eBrief highlights Richmond Fed President Jeff Lacker’s column on the importance of the Fed’s price stability goals in helping all Americans as well as an article explaining how balancing the Fed’s accountability to the public and monetary policy independence is tricky. The eBrief also includes research into the growth of the fintech sector and looks into how Richmond Fed economists measure economic activity 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.