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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


May 28, 2015 | Survey

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

May Survey Results Indicate Solid Business Activity; Strong Labor Market Conditions

Carolinas Surveys

May 28, 2015 | Survey

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

Regional Economic Momentum Continued to Build in May; Hiring Expectations Moved Higher



May 28, 2015 | Speech

Regional Economic Outlook

Andy Bauer, a Richmond Fed economist based in Baltimore, Md., reviewed economic conditions in the United States and Maryland in March 2015.


May 18, 2015

National Economic Indicators

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

May 18, 2015 | Publication

Annual Report - 2014

Reviews the Bank's operations and includes the article "Living Wills: A Tool for Curbing 'Too Big to Fail'"


May 18, 2015 | Publication

Econ Focus, Fourth Quarter 2014

Cover Story: The Sharing Economy
Are new online markets creating economic value or threatening consumer safety?

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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.