An Afternoon @ the Fed

Afternoon at the Fed

Thu., September 8, 2011
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Charlotte Office, Charlotte, N.C.



The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is hosting an afternoon program for college students and professors to learn more about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy and the state of the economy.

Attendees will hear from Fed economists, policy makers and other experts about current economic conditions, the prolonged labor market weakness and prospects for recovery, and the Richmond Fed’s views on housing finance policy, and price stability and monetary policy.

There is no cost to attend this event. Registration is required.

Onsite Event
Lunch will be provided. Registration for the onsite event is limited to 10 undergraduate students and one faculty member from each university. Professors are responsible for registering all participants in advance.

Webinar Option
If you are unable to join us in person for the event, you have the option to participate and interact by webinar from 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Registration for the webinar is limited to one access link per professor. Please note that in addition to needing a computer and internet connection to access the meeting, participants will need to call in to a teleconference bridge to hear the presenters. Additional access instructions will be provided after registration.

Companion Program
This event will be followed by a companion program in Baltimore, MD on October 3, 2011, which will feature a presentation on U.S. monetary policy and a panel discussion on the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation of 2010. For more information, please visit our Baltimore event page.



Professors and college students




Lacker, Jeffrey M., "What Does the Path to Full Recovery Look Like?," Speech at the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce, Chantilly, Virginia, July 28, 2011.

Hornstein, Andreas and Thomas A. Lubik, "The Rise in Long-Term Unemployment: Potential Causes and Implications," Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond 2010 Annual Report, May 2011.

"Housing Finance Policy," Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Our Perspective Essay Series, June 2011.

"Price Stability and Monetary Policy," Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Our Perspective Essay Series, July 2011.

Additional Our Perspective Essays



Deadline: September 1, 2011

Registration has closed. Thank you for your interest.

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The Fed Experience
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