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 Bank capital, Banking, Risk management, Risk Measurement, Public Disclosure
Beverly Hirtle is a Senior Vice President in the Research and Statistics Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ms. Hirtle's research focuses on risk management, disclosure, and market structure and performance issues in the U.S. banking industry. Recent papers have focused on retail banking and branching activity, banks' public disclosures and transparency, and stock repurchase activity. In addition to her research, Ms. Hirtle has worked extensively on issues relating to the Basel Accord's treatment of market, credit, and operational risk, and on financial stability issues.