The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
The Outreach and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
Title: Greetings/Introduction Description: This session will provide an overview of the three-day seminar and participant’s responsibilities.
Lloyd Bromberg, Director of Educational Services, Public Information Dept.
Title: Taking the Pulse of the Global Economy Description: This session will provide an overview of economic trends and prospects around the world.
Howard Howe, Assistant Vice President, Emerging Markets and International Affairs
Title: China and India: Two Differing Paths of Development Description: The presenters will provide a closer look at the development of the world's two most populous nations, and the major challenges lying ahead for each.
Idanna Appio, Senior Economic Analyst, Emerging Markets and International Affairs Charlene Chu, Senior Financial Analyst, Emerging Markets and International AffairsTitle:
Title: What is the Global Economic Summit Simulation? Description: This session will introduce the Global Economic Summit simulation, the concluding activity of this seminar.
Title: Exchange Rate Regimes in the 21st Century Description: The presenter will examine the costs and benefits of exchange rate regimes (e.g. euro, inflation targeting, and other regimes that have been adopted around the world) and discuss in some detail the causes and consequences of recent currency crises.
Christian Broda, Economist, International Research Dept.
Title: Argentina and Brazil: Divergent Response to Financial Pressures Description: During the late 1990’s, Argentina and Brazil, two of the largest borrowers in the emerging world, encountered significant financial pressures. The presenters will examine the divergent paths that these neighboring countries took in response to these pressures and the near and longer-term consequences of these decisions.
Tricia Kissinger, Senior Financial Analyst, Emerging Markets and International Affairs Matt Nemeth, Economic Analyst, Emerging Markets and International Affairs