Staff Economists


Roy H. Webb

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My main research interest is tracking the economy and developing a coherent explanation of significant trends and events. A related interest that has generated several papers is the use of vector autoregressive (VAR) models for macroeconomic forecasting.


Professional Experience

Roy Webb is a senior economist and research advisor in the Research Department and has been with the Richmond Fed since 1978. In addition to his research work, Webb has served twice on the Governor’s Advisory Board of Economists in Virginia.

"Using the Federal Funds Futures Market to Predict Monetary Policy Actions" (with Raymond E. Owens). Business Economics 36, no. 2 (April 2001): 44-48.

"Forecasts of Inflation from VAR Models." Journal of Forecasting 14, no. 3 (May 1995): 267-285.

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Roy H. Webb
(804) 697-8208