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.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
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.