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Econ Focus

Econ Focus is the economics magazine of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. This publication covers economic issues affecting the Fifth Federal Reserve District and the nation.


Economic Brief

These web-exclusive essays on current economic issues and trends are based on staff economists' ongoing research and published work.

Working Papers

Papers written by Richmond Fed economists representing work prepared for later publication or presentation to professional meetings.


Economic Quarterly

This journal contains articles on monetary theory and policy, banking and finance, and the payment system. Its predecessor, Economic Review, was published from 1974 to 1992.

Annual Report

This publication features an essay on a current economic issue. In addition, it reviews the Bank's operations, highlights the Bank's activities during the year, and presents financial statements.

Richmond Fed Research Digest

This mid-year annual brings the externally published work of Research Department economists together in one place. It includes brief summaries, full citations, and links to the original work.

Special Reports


Treasury-Federal Reserve Accord

Background information on the Treasury-Federal Reserve Accord, biographies of significant people involved with the historic agreement, related economic data, and references for further research.

Instruments of the Money Market

This publication describes the major money market instruments and the institutional arrangements of the markets in which these instruments are traded.

Bailout Barometer™

The Richmond Fed's estimate of the liabilities of the financial system that are subject to explicit or implicit protection from loss by the federal government. This protection may encourage risk taking, making financial crises and bailouts more likely.