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Inclusive Growth


Plugged In: Tools, Skills, and Inclusion in an Increasingly Digital World

Having access to digital devices, high-speed broadband, and basic digital skills is increasingly important, but for some communities, making digital connections can be challenging. Since 2020, partners from across Pennsylvania have been working collaboratively through a Research in Action Lab to make digital tools and skills more accessible to everyone.



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


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.

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.

About Us


Office of Minority and Women Inclusion

The Office of Minority and Women Inclusion oversees our efforts to ensure diversity in our workforce and suppliers and to promote economic inclusion in the Third District and the nation.





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

Paper Submission Deadline: June 15, 2023