The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
The Federal Reserve participates in the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS), which serves as a forum for central banks to monitor and analyze payment, settlement and clearing systems. Under the auspices of the Bank for International Settlements (an international organization which fosters cooperation among central banks and other agencies in pursuit of monetary and financial stability), the Committee has published numerous reports on payment systems issues.