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Topic: Economic conditions in the Upstate New York region, with a primary focus on the performance of the Rochester economy.
Presenter: Jaison Abel from The Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Jaison Abel is an Assistant Vice President and Head of the Regional Analysis Function at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He serves on the Federal Reserve System Committee on Regional Analysis, and provides economic analysis of the Second Federal Reserve District. His primary research interests are in the fields of urban and regional economics, industrial organization, the economics of innovation, and public finance. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from The Ohio State University and a bachelor's degree in economics from the State University of New York at Geneseo.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks which, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the Federal Advisory Council, the Consumer Advisory Council, and the member banks, compose the Federal Reserve System. As the U.S. central bank, the Federal Reserve is responsible for formulating and executing monetary policy, supervising and regulating depository institutions, ensuring the smooth flow of payments, and providing banking services to the U.S. government and depository institutions.