A new report by the Community Development Studies and Education Department outlines the recent history of student loan borrowing in the region and explores lending patterns in order to better understand the implications for low- and moderate-income communities. Read the report and register for the free webinar .
President Plosser explores simplicity in regulatory rules, transparency in financial instruments, and the role of market forces in controlling risk-taking and enhancing supervision. Read the speech.
The Philadelphia Fed has updated its monthly Tri-State Tracking series that provides statewide summaries of economic conditions using monthly and quarterly data of employment, housing, and personal income. Read the reports for Delaware , New Jersey , and Pennsylvania .
The Bank has released February's leading indexes, which are a six-month forecast of the state coincident indexes. The coincident indexes measure current economic activity in each of the 50 states. This month's leading indexes suggest economic expansion in 43 states into the third quarter. Read the report.
The latest Regional Economic Analysis report examines alternative measures of unemployment. The report discusses the importance of considering underemployed workers, discouraged workers, and workers in other categories not counted in the official unemployment rate. Read the report.
The Bank's Community Development Studies and Education Department announces the release of Revitalizing American Cities , published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. The book is based on research that was presented at the 2012 Reinventing Older Communities: Building Resilient Cities conference.
The "Fed at 100" video commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Federal Reserve Act of 1913. Watch employees, business and community leaders, and scholars share their unique perspectives about the history, mission, and future of the nation's central bank. Watch the video.
Registration is now open for Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth and Opportunity, a national conference that will be held Monday, May 12, to Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. The conference will explore how communities can grow and strengthen their economies by creating opportunities for all residents. Register for the conference. Read the press release.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. One of the 12 regional Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank serves eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware. Learn more about us.
A monthly survey of manufacturers in the Third Federal Reserve District.
Predict the six-month growth rate of the state's coincident index.
Combine four state-level indicators to summarize current economic conditions in a single statistic.
Designed to track real macroeconomic activity at high frequency. Last updated on April 10, 2014.