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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.

Fifth District Unemployment Rates

May 20, 2019

For more information on the regional economy, see our latest report on the Fifth District and our economic indicator charts.

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Technology Diffusion and Productivity

This workshop will bring together leading researchers in the field of macroeconomics to share their work on the diffusion of knowledge and technology and its impact on labor markets and economic growth.