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 Nonlinear Dynamics, Bayesian Methods, Time Series, Forecasting
Simon Potter is the Head of the Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has taught at UCLA, Johns Hopkins NYU and Princeton. His main research area is applied time series analysis using Bayesian methods. He has written extensively on nonlinear dynamics over the business cycles. Recent topics have included forecasting the probability of recession, large panel forecasting models modeling structural change and inflation expectations.