Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Releases Statement
Consistent with its statutory mandate to foster maximum employment and price stability, the FOMC decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 percent.Read the Statement
Why Some Metros Suffer More Than Others During Recessions
Is your hometown known for making RVs or producing MDs? Your metro area's unique mix of industries may decide how you and your neighbors experience the next economic downturn.Read the Article
How Prevalent Were Racially Restrictive Covenants in 20th Century Philadelphia?
A new discussion paper shows how racial covenants were used in 20th century Philadelphia to prevent African Americans from accessing parts of the residential real estate market.Read More
Spotlight: Philadelphia Region Home Repair Needs
In a follow-up to our recent report on the national costs of addressing home repair needs, a new brief examines home repair needs by household and unit characteristics in the Philadelphia metro area.Read the Report
Fed’s Harker Addresses Employment and the Economy at a Meeting in Delaware
President Patrick Harker provided his outlook on the economy and his perspective on the labor market at a meeting of the Commercial-Industrial Realty Council.Read the Press Release
Philadelphia Fed Releases December Livingston Survey
December 13, 2019
Business Conditions Index Updated
December 12, 2019
Partisan Conflict Index Updated
December 11, 2019
Read Our Latest Economic Insights
December 10, 2019
Analysis: November Unemployment Rate Nowcasts
December 6, 2019
October’s Leading Indexes Suggest Expansion in 44 States into the Second Quarter of 2020
December 3, 2019
A monthly survey of manufacturers in the Third Federal Reserve District.
A monthly survey of nonmanufacturers in the Third Federal Reserve District.
Combine four state-level indicators to summarize current economic conditions in a single statistic.
Predict the six-month growth rate of the state's coincident index.