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Regional Economics


Beyond Facts and Figures: An Economist Talks About Inflation and Learning from the Field

Senior outreach economist Ryotaro Tashiro discusses his work in the Third District and the value of balancing insights from monetary policy experts with feedback and conversations with individuals and families around the region.

Big-City Housing Costs and the Increasing Attractiveness of High-Amenity Small Towns

Research in Focus — Jeff Brinkman of the Philadelphia Fed and his coauthors examine house prices and population dynamics by U.S. county in response to increasing preferences for location amenities.

Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti Business Conditions Index

An index designed to track real business conditions at high observation frequency


Examining Resolution of Mortgage Forbearances and Delinquencies – First Quarter 2023

New in 2023 — “Lessons Learned from the CARES Act Mortgage Forbearance Program and Its Aftermath”

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Mortgage Markets

Working Paper

The Age Gap in Mortgage Access

WP 23-03 – This paper uses data on millions of single-borrower mortgage applications to study the relationship between applicant age and mortgage application outcomes.

About Us

Press Release

Philadelphia Fed Appoints New Member to Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia today announced the appointment of Eugene J. Draganosky, chief executive officer of Traditions Bank, to its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC).





Integrating Economic Inclusion to Strengthen Local Economies

3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.