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 & Education function engages, empowers and educates the public in the Second District. Our outreach mission furthers the Bank’s commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and developing programs, analysis and sponsored conferences and clinics to help meet their needs. Our education mission aims to advance public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System and its role in the economy.
Fields of interest Money and Banking, Payment economics, Industrial Organization, Monetary Economics
James J. McAndrews isthe Director ofResearch. His research focuses on the economics of money, payments, and banking. He has worked on many policy issues for the Bank in those areas. He has participated in several Federal Reserve System and international work groups. He has served as a consulting economist to the Bank of England, Reserve Bank of Australia, the Swedish Riksbank, the Bank of Japan, and to the World Bank. Mr. McAndrews joined the Bank in 1997 after having served as a Senior Economist and Research Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.