Research & Data

research and data

image of federal reserve bank of bostonThe Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, as part of the Federal Reserve System, promotes price stability and sustainable growth in New England and the nation. In support of this function, the Bank’s economists advise Federal Reserve decision-makers on monetary policy and financial markets. They conduct innovative research to further our understanding of monetary policy, the national and regional economy, markets, and supervisory policy. Through presentations, papers, publications, conferences, and advisory activities, they share their insights and expertise with fellow professionals, policymakers, and the public at large.


Latest Research rss

Did the Target Data Breach Change Consumer Assessments of Payment Card Security?
Research Data Report No. 16-1
Claire Greene and Joanna Stavins

Why Is State and Local Government Capital Spending Lower in the New England States Than in Other U.S. States?
by Ronald Fisher and Riley Sullivan
NEPPC Policy Report 16-1

The Effect of Demographics on Payment Behavior: Panel Data with Sample Selection
Working Paper 16-5
by Joanna Stavins

Optimal Time-Consistent Government Debt Maturity
Working Paper 16-4
by Davide Debortoli, Ricardo Nunes, and Pierre Yared

A Dynamic Model of the Unsecured Interbank Lending Market
Working Paper 16-3
by Francisco Blasques, Falk Bräuning, and Iman van Lelyveld

What Determines the Level of Local Business Property Taxes?
Working Paper 16-2
by David Merriman

Moving to a New Job: The Role of Home Equity, Debt, and Access to Credit
Working Paper 16-1
by Yuliya Demyanyk, Dmytro Hryshko, María José Luengo-Prado, and Bent E. Sørensen

Does Immigration Crowd Natives Into or Out of Higher Education?
Working Paper No. 15-18
by Osborne Jackson

Changing Patterns in Informal Work Participation in the United States 2013–2015
Current Policy Perspectives No. 15-10
by Anat Bracha, Mary Burke, and Arman Khachiyan

Consumer Revolving Credit and Debt over the Life Cycle and Business Cycle
Working Paper No. 15-17
by Scott L. Fulford and Scott Schuh

Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate Dynamics
Working Paper No. 15-16
by Vania Stavrakeva and Jenny Tang

The Effects of a Stronger Dollar on U.S. Prices
Current Policy Perspectives No. 15-9
by Federico J. Díez and Gita Gopinath

A Post-Mortem of the Life Insurance Industry's Bid for Capital during the Financial Crisis
Current Policy Perspectives No. 15-8
by Michelle L. Barnes, James Bohn, and Cynthia L. Martin

The Final Countdown: The Effect of Monetary Policy during "Wait-for-It" and Reversal Periods
Working Paper No. 15-15
by Ali Ozdagli

Consumers' Use of Overdraft Protection
by Claire Greene and Mi Luo
Research Data Report No. 15-8

The Rhode Island Labor Market in Recovery: Where is the Skills Gap?
Current Policy Perspectives No. 15-7
by Mary A. Burke

Why Has the Cyclicality of Productivity Changed? What Does It Mean?
Current Policy Perspectives No. 15-6
by John Fernald and Christina Wang

Can Subsidized Housing Help Address Homelessness in New England?
by Robert Clifford and Osborne Jackson
NEPPC Policy Report No. 15-3