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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.



Labor, Race, and COVID-19

Economic Insights — There have long been racial differences in how workers experience the labor market, but some interesting things happened to those differences during the pandemic.

Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti Business Conditions Index

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


Updated Estimates of Home Repairs Needs and Costs and Spotlight on Weatherization Assistance

A safe, livable home is the foundation of household well-being. A brief provides updated estimates of U.S. home repair costs and needs. An accompanying spotlight examines low-income homeowners and their eligibility for weatherization assistance.

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”

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.





New Perspectives on Consumer Behavior in Credit and Payments Markets: Call for Papers

Paper Submission Deadline: June 15, 2023