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Connecting With Communities: An Interview With Carrie Cook

Nov. 23, 2022

Carrie Cook describes the role of the Federal Reserve System in the community development sector and how the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond partners with communities to fulfill this role. Cook became the Richmond Fed's community affairs officer and vice president of community development in May 2022.


Differences in Financial Decisions Around Aging

Sept. 7, 2022

Does everyone have the same set of choices when it comes to retirement and other financial decisions pertaining to aging, and is there anything we can do about disparities in access to those choices? Charles Gerena poses these questions to the three panelists from the District Dialogues event in August 2022 titled "The Economics of an Aging America."


Understanding the Black-White Wealth Gap

April 27, 2022

Urvi Neelakantan and Kristen Broady review their research on differences in wealth between races and potential causes behind these differences. They also discuss potential solutions to closing wealth gaps. Neelakantan is a senior policy economist at the Richmond Fed and Broady is a senior economist, economic advisor, and director of the Economic Mobility Project at the Chicago Fed.

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