The Economic Research Department conducts research on a wide range of topics in support of the Federal Reserve’s policy and public outreach functions.

Research is widely disseminated, including in leading peer-reviewed scholarly journals. The department has an active visiting scholar program, collaborates with global research groups, and hosts the Center for Pacific Basin Studies.

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