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Surveys


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Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Maryland firms report on recent and expected changes in business conditions, sales, employment and other aspects of their business (monthly).

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Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

Firms in North and South Carolina share recent and expected changes in business conditions, sales, employment and other aspects of their business (monthly).

The CFO Survey

The CFO Survey

Financial decision-makers across the country share their outlook for their firms, the challenges they face, and their expectations for the economy (quarterly).

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CDFI Survey

Community development financial institutions (CDFIs) across the U.S. provide information on their business practices and the communities they serve (biennial).

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Small Business Credit Survey

Small businesses across the country provide insight into their financing needs and their credit experiences (annual). 

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COVID-19 Community Impact Survey

Nonprofit organizations and other entities in the U.S. share perspectives on how COVID-19 has affected the communities they serve (annual).

Regional Analysis


Regional Matters

Regional Matters

Our blog examines local, regional and national data that matter to the Fifth District economy and our communities.

 

 

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Regional Economic Snapshot

This monthly update on the Fifth District economy presents the latest state- and metro-level data on industries, labor markets, income, and housing.

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Rural-Urban Data Maps

These interactive, county-level maps showcase the differences in demographic and economic indicators across the rural-urban landscape of the Fifth District.

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Beige Book

Published eight times per year, this report provides an overview of economic conditions within each Federal Reserve District based on anecdotal reports from business contacts and other sources.

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Educational Attainment

This annual report provides graphs, maps and tables of educational attainment data and related labor market outcomes for residents in Fifth District states.

Community Scope

Community Scope

These articles provide information and analysis on current and emerging issues in community development.

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Econ Focus

Our quarterly economics magazine provides in-depth yet approachable analysis of economic issues affecting the Fifth District and the nation.

Speaking of the Economy

Speaking Of The Economy

Hear from our economists, other Bank experts and leaders in the communities we serve in this podcast.