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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.

Employment Growth in the Fifth District

April 18, 2019

For more information on the regional economy, see our latest report on the Fifth District and our economic indicator charts.


2019 Research Seminars, Jaume Ventura

Tue., May 7, 2019
10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Richmond Office
Richmond, VA

Ventura, director and senior researcher at CREi, presents his latest work at this seminar.


Market Structure and the Macroeconomy

Thu., May 16, 2019 - Fri., May 17, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Richmond Office
Richmond, VA

This two-day workshop brings together leading researchers in the field of macroeconomics to share their work on market power and concentration.


2019 Research Seminars, Pablo Ottonello

Wed., May 22, 2019
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Richmond Office
Richmond, VA

Ottonello, assistant professor of economics at the University of Michigan, presents his latest work at this seminar.


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.