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.
Fields of interest Macroeconomics, Applied Macroeconomics, Labor Economics
Laura Pilossoph joined the Federal Reserve Bank in July 2013 as an economist in the Macroeconomic and Monetary Studies Function. Her research interests include the determinants and consequences of unemployment, the job search behavior of unemployed workers, and the hiring decisions of firms over the business cycle. Her recent work focuses on the reallocation of labor across sectors, and the contribution of this process to aggregate unemployment. Laura received her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2013 and her B.A. in Math and Economics from New York University in 2007.