Recent Research

The Low- and Moderate- Income (LMI) Population in Recession and Recovery: Results From A New Survey

Economic ReviewThe LMI Survey reveals specific challenges faced by LMI families and individuals in the recent economic downturn.

Student Loans: Overview and Issues

Research Working PaperStudent loans present problems for some borrowers, but student loans do not yet impose a significant burden on society from their fiscal impact.

Nonprofit Housing Investment and Local Area Home Values

Economic ReviewAffordable housing projects in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods may achieve benefits beyond those that may accrue to individual homeowners.

Could Restrictions on Payday Lending Hurt Consumers?

Economic ReviewRestrictions could deny some consumers access to credit, limit their ability to maintain formal credit standing or force them to seek more costly credit alternatives.

Map Your Community

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February 11, 2015

Map Your Community is a web-based mapping tool that allows users to create current and historical spatial economic and demographic conditions.

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Meet Our Economist

Kelly Edmiston

Our senior economist conducts research on issues involving regional economic growth, economic development and community development.

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Tenth District LMI Labor Force Report

Get a snapshot of low- and moderate-income (LMI) labor market conditions in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District.

Consumer Credit Reports

The biannual report provides a snapshot of consumer credit conditions in each of the seven states in the Tenth District.

Tenth District LMI Report

This biannual survey measures the economic conditions of low- and moderate-income (LMI) populations and the organizations that serve them.

National Consumer Credit Maps

The New York Fed uses its expertise and knowledge to provide detailed data on U.S. credit conditions.

Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Developments and Neighborhood Property Conditions

This paper evaluates the commonly held belief that affordable housing developments are detrimental to the communities in which they are placed. The analysis estimates the impact of low-income housing tax credit financed developments on the physical condition of surrounding properties.

Consumer Credit Report Provides Snapshot of Credit Standing for Average Consumer

An understanding of current consumer credit conditions in the District is important for evaluating and addressing trends in personal finances.

Economic Development in Underserved Communities

Read conference proceedings, including papers and presentations from the "Economic Development in Underserved Communities" national conference.

Unbanked and Underbanked Consumers

Study provides insight into the 2.3 million unbanked and underbanked households in the Tenth District.

Weighing the Effects of Financial Education in the Workplace

Study suggests that both employers and workers benefit from financial education programs in the workplace.