Dave Beck, senior vice president and the Richmond Fed’s Baltimore regional executive, was recently elected chairman of the Maryland Council on Economic Education board.
Richmond Fed Research Director Kartik Athreya discusses research on the Earned Income Tax Credits, which benefit working people with low-to-moderate incomes.
The Federal Reserve Banks of Richmond, Chicago, Cleveland and Philadelphia held a videoconference meeting for Redefining Rustbelt 2015–16, entitled “Broadband and Digital Technology: Infrastructure of the Future," on Friday, May 15.
Richmond Fed Regional Economist Sonya Ravindranath Waddell addressed business and government officials from the mid-Atlantic region during the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce’s ProcureCon Asia 2015 Conference and Expo held May 7.
For the first time, the Richmond Fed’s spring regional forum visit brought Bank leaders back to a Fifth District community they’ve previously visited.
The Richmond Fed’s Community Development office convened the first ever Maryland Financial Education Summit in Baltimore on Friday, April 24, in collaboration with the Maryland CASH Campaign and the FDIC.
Richmond Fed Research Director Kartik Athreya discussed the prevailing research on the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income families and households during a March 31 conference on economic inclusion. The Raleigh, North Carolina, event drew more than 100 experts, community development practitioners and government leaders, as well as banking and financial organizations.
The 30th Annual Emerging Issues Forum, "Innovation Reconstructed," drew more than 1,000 business, government and academic leaders, community development practitioners and economic development experts to Raleigh, N.C. The Feb. 9-10 forum is the signature event of the Institute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University.
In December, Regional Community Development Manager Jennifer Giovannitti partnered with TechConnect West Virginia to publish an op-ed highlighting innovative ways to connect small business to capital. The strategies and opportunities they discuss are shared to help address challenges in obtaining early stage and seed capital.
The Richmond Fed recently convened experts and practitioners in Baltimore to discuss the critical public policy issues affecting low-income populations.