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.
Hamid Mehran holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has been on the faculty of Boston College, Northwestern University, and MIT. The main focus of Hamid's research is corporate finance. His papers have been published in numerous journals, including the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics. Findings from his work have been cited in Business Week, Chicago Tribune, CPA Journal, Economist, the Investor Business Daily, the Des Moines Sunday Register, the Wall Street Journal, Boston Business Journal, and WGBH-Boston.