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.
Mary Amiti is an Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Prior to joining the Bank, she held positions at the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, the University of Melbourne, and the University of Pompeu Fabra. She graduated with a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1997, with a specialization in international trade. She has published in leading journals such as the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of International Economics. Her research interests include trade finance, the effects of trade liberalization on productivity, wages, the wage skill premium, and product quality.