In the Shoes of a Fed Policy Maker
August 13, 2008

Communications and Regional and Community Affairs hosts this three-day seminar for economics and social studies teachers. The first two days, Federal Reserve economists and Wall Street professionals give participants briefings about the current economic situation and on-going issues related to monetary policy. Educators play the roles of Federal Reserve governors and bank presidents in a mock Federal Open Market Committee meeting, recommending a course for U.S. monetary policy. Seminar materials are provided.

Eligible participants receive New York City, New York State and New Jersey staff development credits. Each teacher is responsible for determining the availability of credit from his/her school/district.

Teachers from the Second Federal Reserve District: New York State; the 12 northern counties of New Jersey; Fairfield County, Connecticut; Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Date & Time
Wednesday, August 13, through Friday, August 15
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York City