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Economic Research

We conduct research to support policymaking and thought leadership on issues important to the Federal Reserve and the Fifth District. We also inform the public through our data and economic analysis, publications, presentations and educational resources.

Employment Growth in the Fifth District

December 3, 2021

Learn more about your state’s labor and housing markets in this month's Snapshot and economic indicators of the Fifth District.

Our Careers

Being a Research Associate at the Richmond Fed

Research Associates help the Richmond Fed's economists with their research and policy memos for briefing the Bank's president on the state of the economy. For recent graduates thinking about applying to a Ph.D. program, this position is an ideal way to learn more about academic economic research.

Marvin Goodfriend

Call for Papers: Goodfriend Conference

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond invites paper submissions for a conference in honor of the late Marvin Goodfriend, to be held May 12-13, 2022. Send submissions no later than November 30, 2021 to Alex Wolman or Felipe Schwartzman. Read more about Goodfriend and the types of submissions we are looking for.