1:00 pm EDT - 5:30 pm EDT

Past Event

Graduate Workshop: Research and data at the Federal Reserve Board

Monday, June 28, 2021

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Online only

The Center on Regulation and Markets at The Brookings Institution hosted an event for graduate students to showcase the breadth of research and data that are of interest to economists at the Federal Reserve Board (FRB).  This workshop should be of interest to early year Ph.D. students that are exploring prospective research topics.  In addition, the event introduced students to the FRB’s Dissertation Fellowship program, which offers paid in-residence fellowships for graduate Ph.D. students to conduct research at the Board.

  • Welcoming remarks:
    • David Wessel, Director, Hutchins Center and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
    • Katja Seim,  Professor of Economics, Yale University and member of the academic advisory board for the Brookings Center for Regulation and Market
    • Beth Anne Wilson,  Division Director,  FRB International Finance
  • Overview of the Federal Reserve Board.
    • Clara Vega, Assistant Director, FRB Research and Statistics.
  • Federal Reserve Board Dissertation Fellowships
    • David Lopez-Salido, Associate Director, FRB Monetary Affairs.
  • Fiscal policy and household finance
    • Lisa Dettling, Principal Economist, FRB Research and Statistics.
  • Business exit during the COVID-19 pandemic: Non-traditional measures in historical context.
    • Ryan Decker, Principal Economist, FRB Research and Statistics.
  • Macroeconometrics and the Effects of Monetary Policy
    • Ed Herbst, Chief, FRB Research and Statistics.
  • Capital flows
    • Ruth Judson, Senior Economic Project Manager, FRB International Finance.  
  • Customer Liquidity Provision: Implications for Corporate Bond Transaction Costs
    • Yesol Huh, Principal Economist,  FRB Research and Statistics.
  • Oil, Equities, and 2 ZLBs.
    • Deepa Datta, Chief, FRB International Finance

Disclaimer: The analysis and conclusions set forth are those of the presenters and do not indicate concurrence by other members of the FRB research staff or the Board of Governors.