The State University of New York at New Paltz is pleased to welcome the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, William Dudley, to speak on May 19 in the Student Union Multi-Purpose Room.
Dudley’s speech, titled “The U.S. Economic Outlook—Where Are We Headed,” is expected to provide an assessment of the current state and future path of the national and regional economy.
A Q&A session will follow the presentation. The fee for admission and breakfast is $15 per person. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served between 8 and 8:30 a.m. This event is sponsored by the SUNY New Paltz Center for Research Regional Education and Outreach (CRREO) in collaboration with Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress and the Federal Reserve Board.
Dudley became the 10th President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in 2009. In that capacity he serves as the vice chairman and permanent member of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the group responsible for formulating the nation’s monetary policy.
Dudley received his doctorate in economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1982. His bachelor’s degree (1974) is from New College of Florida.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works within the Federal Reserve System and with other public and private sector institutions to assure the soundness of America’s financial systems. Its work is of major consequence not only for the national economy but for the world economy as well.