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.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
The conference will begin by examining the historical transformations of the “engine of growth” industries in the New York metropolitan area, as well as more recent changes in the nature and location of economic activities in this area. It will then address the impact of such changes on a variety of socioeconomic outcomes, both for the general population and for recent immigrants in particular.
Friday, April 22
Introductory Remarks Timothy F. Geithner President Federal Reserve Bank of New York