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.
Fields of interest Economic education, macroeconomics, emerging markets
Maria Carmelita Recto is an economic education analyst. She is responsible for communicating with and educating the public about the Federal Reserve's role in setting monetary policy and promoting financial stability. Ms. Recto also assists in conducting various Bank education initiatives.
Before joining the Bank in 2012, she worked at Deutsche Bank Group as a valuations associate for the Asia Pacific region. Ms. Recto earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of the Philippines, Diliman.