Media Advisory

New York Fed to Co-Host Conference on Quantitative Tools for Monitoring Macroeconomic and Financial Conditions

February 12, 2019

NEW YORK—The Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Atlanta will hold the first annual Joint Research Day on Quantitative Tools for Monitoring Macroeconomic and Financial Conditions on Friday, February 22, 2019. The conference will be hosted by the New York Fed.

Discussion topics will include tools for real-time monitoring of economic and financial conditions, the types of information that should be monitored, the role of judgment and econometric models in monitoring, and the extent that central banks should share their analysis with the public. The event will feature opening remarks by Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic, a luncheon speech by New York Fed EVP Simon Potter, and closing remarks by New York Fed President John Williams. See the event page for the full agenda.

This event is open to the media. Chatham House Rule will be in effect for all but those remarks that are made public as explicitly noted during the event; media may report on comments made during the event, but may not attribute remarks to individuals or organizations. Members of the press who wish to attend must contact Andrea Priest at the New York Fed:

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