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.
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 research and policy interests are in international finance and macroeconomics, covering topics such as exchange rates and real economic activity, the international roles of the dollar, and the form and consequences of global banking. 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, is a member of the Council on the International Monetary System of the World Economic Forum, and has participated in several international working groups related to international banking. 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 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.