Economists

Economist Thomas Lubik

The Richmond Fed pursues a broad research agenda. Our staff economists, visiting scholars and past contributors have helped advance the Federal Reserve's theoretical and empirical understanding of economics, which helps the Fed formulate its monetary and banking policies. In addition, they have provided direct input to the Bank's president at policy briefings.

Staff Economists

Background information on the Richmond Fed's researchers as well as links to their academic work.

Long-Term Consultants

Links to the homepages of economists who contribute to the Richmond Fed's research efforts.

Past Staff and Contributors

Links to working papers and articles in the Richmond Fed's quarterly journal, written by former Research Department staff and other collaborators.

Contact Us

Research Department
(804) 697-8000

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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.

We start accepting applications for research assistant positions in December and extend offers on a rolling basis through March. To apply, go to the Careers section of our website.