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.
Hamid Mehran holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has been on the faculty of Boston College, Northwestern University, and MIT. The main focus of Hamid's research is corporate finance. His papers have been published in numerous journals, including the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics. Findings from his work have been cited in Business Week, Chicago Tribune, CPA Journal, Economist, the Investor Business Daily, the Des Moines Sunday Register, the Wall Street Journal, Boston Business Journal, and WGBH-Boston.