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.
Following three years of successful meetings, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is sponsoring the fall 2008 meeting of the Monetary Policy Workshop, open to all researchers from the greater New York area.
Overview The purpose of the workshop is to bring together academics and other researchers in the field of monetary economics to discuss a wide range of issues relevant to the conduct of monetary policy. Participants are encouraged to present both theoretical and empirical work.
The workshop will run from 9:00 a.m. to about 5:00 p.m. There will be five papers on the program, each with a discussant. Lunch and coffee breaks will provide time for informal discussion among participants.