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.
Fields of interest International Macroeconomics, International Banking and Finance, International Roles of the Dollar
Linda Goldberg is a Vice President of Financial Intermediation at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a Research Associate of the NBER. Linda's main areas of expertise are in global banking, international capital flows, and the international roles of currencies. Linda is the Director of the Center for Global Banking Studies at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the co-chair of the International Banking Research Network (IBRN), vice-chair of the Council on Global Economic Imbalances of the World Economic Forum, BIS Central Bank Research Fellow, and has participated in international working groups related to international banking. The IBRN initiatives are collaborations across central bank and international organizations and have thus far covered liquidity risk transmission domestically and internationally through bank balance sheets, and international spill-overs of prudential policy instruments (in progress). Other current analytical and policy initiatives focus on the measurement and implications of complexity in financial institutions, and the potential mechanisms for transmission of shocks internationally.
Linda currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Financial Intermediation and the Journal of Financial Services Research, and previously served as editor of Current Issues in Economics and Finance and Associate Editor of the Economic Policy Review, both publications of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Book Review Editor of the Journal of International Economics. Linda is on the Board of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession for the American Economic Association.
Linda was a professor of economics at New York University and has been a visiting professor at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked or consulted for numerous international agencies, including the IMF, the World Bank, and the OECD. Linda has a PhD in Economics from Princeton University, and a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics, from Queens College, City University of New York, where she graduated with Honors of Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude. She is a native of New York City and a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science.