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Plosser to Discuss U.S. Economic Recovery

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Contact: Marilyn Wimp, E-mail Manager of Media Relations, (215) 574-4197

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Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President and CEO Charles I. Plosser will give his views on the national economic outlook at 12:20 p.m., Thursday, December 2, 2010, in Rochester, NY. Plosser will discuss his views on unemployment, housing markets, inflation expectations, and business conditions.


Event: 32nd Annual Economic Seminar, sponsored by the University of Rochester's Simon Graduate School of Business, the Rochester Business Alliance, and JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Topic: Economic Outlook

Speech Time: 12:20 p.m.; doors open at 11:30 a.m

Location: Rochester Plaza, 70 State St., Rochester, N.Y.

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Audience Q&A: Yes

Media Availability: Yes

Registration: For more information contact Marilyn Wimp, 215-574-4197 or Katherine Dibling, 215-574-4119.

Speech Calendar: President Plosser's next speech will be delivered to RMA's Philadelphia chapter in Philadelphia. Look for details soon.

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About President Plosser

  • Charles I. Plosser became the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's 10th president and chief executive officer on August 1, 2006. Before coming to Philadelphia, he was the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics and Public Policy and director of the Bradley Policy Research Center at the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration External Link, where he also served as dean from 1993 to 2003.
  • Plosser was also a professor of economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Rochester, a senior research associate at the Rochester Center for Economic Research in the university's College of Arts and Science, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Plosser has also been a visiting scholar at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
  • Plosser earned Ph.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Chicago, and he received a bachelor of engineering degree (cum laude with honors) from Vanderbilt University.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. It is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank serves eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

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