Media Advisory
Regional Economic Press Briefing on Job Polarization and Rising Inequality in the Region
May 18, 2012

UPDATE: Briefing rescheduled for May 30th at 1:30 p.m.

Overview
The New York Fed will host a press briefing, “Job Polarization and Rising Inequality in the Region” on Wednesday, May 30. The presentation will identify which jobs have been shrinking in the region over the past thirty years, show how this is widening the gap in wages across occupations, as well as address some of the challenges facing job seekers and policymakers as a result of these changes. The event, part of the New York Fed’s Regional Economic Press Briefing series, will also include an update on local economic conditions and trends from New York Fed economists.

A staff panel will answer questions from the media on the economy and job polarization following the presentations.

President William C. Dudley is expected to offer remarks on the regional economy and participate in the Q&A session.

Audience
Limited to members of the media. Please RSVP in advance by contacting Kevin Sajdak at kevin.sajdak@ny.frb.org.  All attendees must bring valid photo identification for entry.

Members of the media located outside New York City can participate via Webcast.
 

Event Details

Webcast offsite
This briefing is available for PRESS ONLY. You must be an accredited news organization to join.

Agenda
 
Orr presentation 
Deitz presentation 
Remarks by President Dudley: Job Polarization in the Region


Time and Location
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Journalists may arrive, and embargoed material available, at 12:30 p.m.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, New York
Directions »

More Information
Contact Kevin Sajdak at (212) 720-6143 or kevin.sajdak@ny.frb.org.