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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, Ryan Decker

Wed., Dec. 5, 2018
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Richmond Office
Richmond, VA

Ryan Decker, an economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, presents his latest work at this seminar.

Hornstein-Kudlyak-Lange Non-Employment Index

November 14, 2018

The NEI was 7.7 percent in October 2018, unchanged from the previous month. It has declined by 0.2 percentage points since October 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.