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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.


2018 Research Seminars, Ian Dew-Becker

Wed., Nov. 7, 2018
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Richmond Office
Richmond, VA

Dew-Becker is an associate professor of finance at Northwestern University.

Non-Employment Index, September 2018

October 16, 2018

The NEI was 7.7 percent in September 2018, edging down from August 2018. It has declined by 0.3 percentage points since September 2017.

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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.