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Econ Focus

Econ Focus is the economics magazine of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. This publication covers economic issues affecting the Fifth Federal Reserve District and the nation.


Economic Brief

Based on staff economists’ ongoing research, this non-technical series of articles covers current economic issues and trends every month.

Working Papers

Papers written by Richmond Fed economists representing work prepared for later publication or presentation to professional meetings.


Economic Quarterly

This journal contains articles on monetary theory and policy, banking and finance, and the payment system. Its predecessor, Economic Review, was published from 1974 to 1992.

Richmond Fed Research Digest

This mid-year annual brings the externally published work of Research Department economists together in one place. It includes brief summaries, full citations, and links to the original work.

Retired Publications

Annual Report

This publication featured an essay on a current economic issue in addition to a review of the Richmond Fed's operations and activities during the previous year. The full report is no longer published as of 2019 but the Bank's financial statements are available on the Board of Governors’ website.

Economic Impact of COVID-19

Analysis of the national and regional economic impacts of the novel coronavirus and steps taken to contain the COVID-19 outbreak

Treasury-Federal Reserve Accord

Background information on the Treasury-Federal Reserve Accord, biographies of significant people involved with the historic agreement, related economic data, and references for further research.

Instruments of the Money Market

This publication describes the major money market instruments and the institutional arrangements of the markets in which these instruments are traded.