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 & Education function engages, empowers and educates the public in the Second District. Our outreach mission furthers the Bank’s commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and developing programs, analysis and sponsored conferences and clinics to help meet their needs. Our education mission aims to advance public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System and its role in the economy.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York hosted the conference “Global Dimensions of the Financial Crisis.” The program included eight papers by academic and policy economists, a panel discussion chaired by Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Donald L. Kohn, and keynote remarks by Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley.
The conference will be organized around four key themes:
The Role of Global Financial Markets
Dynamics of International Trade, Capital Flows, and Recovery
Policy Interventions across Countries
Exchange Rate Policies, International Currencies, and Foreign Exchange Reserves