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This series of essays articulates the Richmond Fed's views on issues of particular importance to the Fifth District and the national economy, and their policy implications:

Regional Surveys of Business Activity


June 25, 2015 | Survey

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Solid Business Activity in June; Business Spending and Hiring Continued to Advance Soundly

Carolinas Surveys

June 25, 2015 | Survey

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

The Carolinas Economy Expanded Steadily in June; Labor Demand Was Solid



June 30, 2015 | Speech

Regional Economic Update

Sonya Waddell, a regional economist at the Richmond Fed, provided an update on the Fifth District economy to an annual gathering of the Fifth District's credit union leaders in May 2015.


June 29, 2015

National Economic Indicators

The latest data on the national economy gathered by the Richmond Fed

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Call for Papers
Call for Papers

Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond are organizing a conference on new developments in the macroeconomics of labor markets. The conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain on Sept. 18-19, 2015. Deadline for submitting papers is June 15, 2015.