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Plosser to Present His Views on the Economy

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Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President and CEO Charles I. Plosser will present "Economic Outlook and Challenges for Monetary Policy" at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, before the Risk Management Association’s Philadelphia Chapter (RMA). External Link Plosser will discuss his views on unemployment, housing markets, inflation expectations, and business conditions. He will also share his perspectives on monetary policy.


Event: RMA Philadelphia Chapter Meeting

Topic: Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

Speech Time: Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., the speech at 8:30 a.m.

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 100 N. Sixth St., Philadelphia, Boehne Auditorium

Text: Yes

Audience Q&A: Yes

Media Availability: Yes

Registration for Attendees: Register online External Link on RMA's website.

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

Speech Calendar: President Plosser’s next speech will be delivered to an audience of business leaders, academics, and policymakers at the Global Interdependence Center Conference in Chile on Monday, January 17, 2011. See the calendar for more details.

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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