Economics

The OCC's economists support the OCC mission through economic thought leadership, analysis, and research to aid bank supervision and policy development.

Economics

The OCC's economists support the OCC mission through economic thought leadership, analysis, and research to aid bank supervision and policy development.

Economics

The OCC's economists support the OCC mission through economic thought leadership, analysis, and research to aid bank supervision and policy development.

Economics Overview

The OCC's economists support the agency and its mission through thought leadership, bank-specific supervision, economic analysis, policy development and implementation, and original research applying quantitative methods in economics and finance.

OCC economists perform both off-site analyses of changing economic conditions, industry trends, and banking conditions, and on-site direct exam support.

Learn more about the OCC's Supervision Risk and Analysis department, which is responsible for economic analysis at the agency.

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Working Groups and Active Output

Working Groups and Active Output

Find a list of our active working groups and their output.

On Point

On Point

Access economic and policy insights from the OCC.

Economic Snapshots

Economic Snapshots

Find brief summaries of the latest national and regional economic trends.

OCC Working Papers

OCC Working Papers

Find in-depth analysis in OCC Working Papers on bank performance and regulation, bank risk management, operations, banking-related consumer affairs, and the U.S. economy.

Regulatory Impact Analysis Memos

Regulatory Impact Analysis Memos

Find Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) memos for recently issued final rules.

Moments in History

Moments in History

Explore pivotal moments in the history of the federal banking system and their impact on the nation from an economic point of view.

Hamilton's Corner

Hamilton's Corner

Read timely insights and observations from the OCC’s Economics Department.

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Meet Our Research Economists

OCC economists conduct original research, identify and assess emerging trends and risks related to the financial system, and continually expand their expertise to answer banking policy questions related to bank lending, risk exposure, and risk management.