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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.

5E Navigator: Renting Vs. Buying a Home

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.


June 27, 2017 | Publication

eBrief - June 2017

This edition of the eBrief highlights research that looks at whether the Fed has a financial stability mandate and how automation will impact workers in the future. This issues also includes the latest 5E Navigator which explores the rent-versus-buy decision and analysis by Richmond Fed economists on how a shrinking federal government could impact the Fifth District.


May 30, 2017 | Publication

eBrief - May 2017

The May edition of the eBrief highlights the Richmond Fed’s 2016 Annual Report which features an essay on the forces behind urban growth and decline and an evaluation of urban revitalization policies. This issue also includes analysis on the impact of immigration on the economy as well as a look at how the unauthorized immigrant population is counted by various organizations.


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