On Wednesday, January 17, 2024, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York hosted the third annual An Economy That Works for All, a hybrid event. New York Fed President John C. Williams delivered opening remarks.
In line with the New York Fed’s mission to make the U.S. economy stronger and the financial system more stable for all segments of society, the event focused on the importance of measuring equitable growth, with attention given to the impacts of small business’ access to capital, closing the digital divide and mitigation strategies for natural disasters.
See the agenda for timing of specific conference segments.
January 17, 2024
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY
This event was open to the public.
This event was open to the media. All remarks were on the record and the event was livestreamed, with the recording to be made available afterwards. For media inquiries, please contact Ellen Simon at Ellen.Simon@ny.frb.org.
|Opening Remarks (00:00:09 in video)
John C. Williams, President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
|Equitable Growth Indicators (00:05:08 in video)
Rajashri Chakrabarti, Head of Equitable Growth Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
|Measuring the Impact of Small Business’ Access to Capital (00:14:25 in video)
Talk by Mark Wilson, Chief Impact Officer, VXI Global Solutions
Moderator: Claire Kramer Mills, Director of Community Development Analysis, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Sherri Lane, Assistant Commissioner, Capital Access & Business Programs, NYC Department of Small Business Services
Michael Roth, Co-CEO, Next Street
Kerwin Tesdell, President, Community Development Venture Capital Alliance
|Measuring the Impact of Closing the Digital Divide (00:55:18 in video)
Talk by George Nunez, Founder, Bronx Tech Hub
Moderator: Sushmita Shukla, First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Valarry Bullard, Director, New Jersey State Broadband Office
Ambika Nair, Community Development Research Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Colin Rhinesmith, Founder and Director, Digital Equity Research Center at Metropolitan New York Library Council
|Measuring the Impact of Mitigating Against Extreme Weather Events (01:32:07 in video)
Talk by Caleb Stratton, Assistant Business Administrator and Chief Resiliency Officer, City of Hoboken
Moderator: Dina Maher, Risk and Controls Program Director, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Johanna Lawton, Project Manager, Rebuild by Design
Christie Peale, CEO and Executive Director, Center for New York City Neighborhoods
|Measurement Matters (01:59:09 in video)
David Erickson, Head of Outreach & Education, Federal Reserve Bank of New York