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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.

2016 Annual Report

May 25, 2017 | Publication

Annual Report - 2016

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

Your Connection to the Economy

Feb. 24, 2017

Your Connection to the Economy and the Federal Reserve

An infographic illustrating how the Federal Reserve connects to your daily life.

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.


May 1, 2017 | Publication

eBrief - April 2017

The April edition of the eBrief highlights research from the Richmond Fed that analyzes a large data set of payment transactions at a nationwide retail chain to examine consumer payment choice based on a number of different variables and assess any longer-term trends. This edition also includes the latest Federal Reserve System-wide small business credit survey which helps to provide a better picture of business conditions and the credit environment faced by small business owners.


Feb. 28, 2017 | Publication

eBrief - February 2017

This edition of the eBrief highlights President Lacker’s February economic outlook as well as a working paper from Richmond Fed economists that explores methods for urban revitalization. The eBrief also includes research that analyzes payment choices by consumers 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.