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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.

Hornstein-Kudlyak-Lange Non-Employment Index

February 11, 2019

The NEI was 7.8 percent in January 2019, edging up from 7.7 percent in December 2018. It has declined by 0.1 percentage points since January 2018.

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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.