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Research and Statistics 

The Division of Research and Statistics is responsible for developing and presenting economic and financial data and analysis for the use of the Board, the Federal Open Market Committee, and other Federal Reserve System officials. This information serves as background for the formulation and conduct of monetary, regulatory, and supervisory policies. In addition, the division fosters a broader understanding of issues relating to economic policy by providing leadership in economic and statistical research and by supplying data and analyses for public release.

Fiscal Analysis

The Fiscal Analysis section analyzes the economic effects of fiscal policy and forecasts developments in the federal, state, and local government sectors. The section also conducts research in such areas as taxation, government spending, health economics, and public finance more broadly.

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Last update: October 20, 2014