Staff Economists

Richard Kaglic

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I analyze business conditions in the Fifth District and have published articles on employment and other regional economic trends.

Professional Experience

Rick Kaglic is a senior regional economist at the Charlotte Branch of the Richmond Fed. He joined the Research Department in 2009 and is responsible for analyzing regional economic conditions and developments, as well as educating the region's diverse constituents on the role of the Federal Reserve and its District Banks.

Prior to joining the Richmond Fed, Kaglic was a senior economist for Eaton Corporation, a Cleveland-based manufacturer, and chief economist for the Washington State Employment Security Department. He also spent 11 years as a senior business economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, monitoring regional economic conditions and writing the Bank's widely disseminated Beige Book contribution.

Education

M.A., Youngstown State University, 1992
B.A., Youngstown State University, 1991

Curriculum vitae

  Second Quarter 2016
  Education and Vulnerability to Economic Shocks in the Carolinas
  Richard Kaglic


  Fourth Quarter 2014
  Building the Aerospace Cluster in South Carolina
  Richard Kaglic


  Third Quarter 2013
  Workforce Investment in Times of Need and Fiscal Constraint
  Richard Kaglic, Jamie Feik and Ann Battle Macheras


  First Quarter 2012
  The Great Recession and State Unemployment Insurance Funds
  Richard Kaglic


  Fourth Quarter 2010
  How the Recession Affects State and Local Tax Shortfalls
  Richard Kaglic

March 10, 2017

National Economic Conditions and Small Business

Rick Kaglic discussed the national economy in March 2017.

Richard Kaglic

Jan. 12, 2017

National Economic Conditions

Rick Kaglic reviewed the national economy in January 2017.

Richard Kaglic

Oct. 25, 2016

South Carolina Regional Review

Rick Kaglic discussed national and regional economic conditions in Oct. 2016.

Richard Kaglic

May 24, 2016

U.S. Economic Update and Outlook

Rick Kaglic discussed national economic conditions in May 2016.

Richard Kaglic

Feb. 18, 2016

U.S. and North Carolina Economic Outlook

Rick Kaglic discussed economic conditions in February 2016.

Richard Kaglic

Oct. 21, 2015

Carolinas Economic Outlook

Rick Kaglic discussed economic conditions in the U.S. and the Carolinas in Oct. 2015.

Richard Kaglic

March 3, 2015

Assessing the State of the Economy

Rick Kaglic discussed manufacturing and other parts of the national and regional economy in March 2015.

Richard Kaglic

Jan. 8, 2015

National and Regional Economic Outlook

Rick Kaglic discussed economic conditions in the U.S. and North Carolina in Jan. 2015.

Richard Kaglic

July 10, 2014

Is the Real Recovery Here at Last?

Rick Kaglic discussed economic conditions in the U.S. and North Carolina in July 2014.

Richard Kaglic

March 26, 2014

Which Way is the Economy Headed?

Rick Kaglic discussed national economic conditions in March 2014.

Richard Kaglic

Jan. 24, 2014

South Carolina and U.S. Economic Outlook

Rick Kaglic discussed economic conditions in South Carolina and the nation in January 2014.

Richard Kaglic

Sept. 14, 2013

National and Regional Update

Rick Kaglic reviewed economic conditions in the U.S. and the Charlotte metro area in Sept. 2013.

Richard Kaglic

June 14, 2013

Workforce Development and Economic Growth

Rick Kaglic discussed the national economy in June 2013 and explained the factors behind economic growth.

Richard Kaglic

May 2, 2013

The Outlook Amidst Fiscal Uncertainty

Rick Kaglic reviewed national economic conditions in May 2013.

Richard Kaglic

Jan. 30, 2013

Fifth District Economic Outlook

Rick Kaglic reviewed national and regional economic conditions in Jan. 2013.

Richard Kaglic

March 22, 2017

Ties That Bind: The Carolinas in an Integrated Global Economy

While increased global integration required painful adjustments for some workers and communities as well as companies and even entire industries, there have also been significant benefits to this global interconnectedness, including in the Carolinas.

Richard Kaglic

June 29, 2016

Will Technology Take Your Job?

The latest Regional Matters post looks at educational attainment in the Carolinas.

Richard Kaglic

"Using Data and Anecdotal Evidence to Understand the Regional Economy" (with Michael Munley). Chicago Fed Letter No. 185, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, January 2003.

"Reining in Medicaid Spending — States Respond to Declining Revenues" (with Erin Davis). Chicago Fed Letter No. 175, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, March 2002.

"Slow Work Force Growth: A Challenge for the Midwest?" (with William Testa). Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Perspectives 23, no. 2 (2nd Quarter 1999): 31-45.

"Help Wanted in the Midwest." Chicago Fed Letter No. 125, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, January 1998.

"Chicago's Financial Industries." Chicago Fed Letter No. 99, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, November 1995.

Contact Us

Charlotte

Richard Kaglic
(704) 358-2116