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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.

April 18, 2016

Third Quarter 2015

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.


April 25, 2016 | Publication

eBrief - April 2016

The April edition of the eBrief includes Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker’s latest economic outlook as well as research that evaluates the potential benefits of “living wills” or resolution plans for large financial institutions. The eBrief also highlights new updates from the Fed’s Faster Payments Task Force and research by Richmond Fed economist Marianna Kudlyak on wage growth during the Great Recession.


March 28, 2016 | Publication

eBrief - March 2016

The March edition of the eBrief highlights President Lacker’s recent speech on inflation expectations and his views on the effects of U.S. monetary policy in emerging markets. This year’s Small Business Credit Survey is also included which is a joint effort by Reserve Banks to gain insight into the dynamics behind aggregate lending trends for small businesses. In addition, the latest Beige Book is highlighted and offers an overview of economic conditions in the Fifth Federal Reserve District.


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