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.
The Outreach and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
Fields of interest Bank capital, Banking, Risk management, Risk Measurement, Public Disclosure
Beverly Hirtle is a Senior Vice President in the Research and Statistics Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ms. Hirtle's research focuses on risk management, disclosure, and market structure and performance issues in the U.S. banking industry. Recent papers have focused on retail banking and branching activity, banks' public disclosures and transparency, and stock repurchase activity. In addition to her research, Ms. Hirtle has worked extensively on issues relating to the Basel Accord's treatment of market, credit, and operational risk, and on financial stability issues.