Economic Outlook for the US and Long Island
William C. Dudley is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He serves as the vice chairman and a permanent member of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the group responsible for formulating the nation’s monetary policy. Dudley had been executive vice president of the Markets Group at the New York Fed, where he also managed the System Open Market Account for the FOMC. The Markets Group oversees domestic open market and foreign exchange trading operations and the provisions of account services to foreign central banks.
Prior to joining the Bank in 2007, Dudley was a partner and managing director at Goldman, Sachs & Company and was the firm’s chief US economist for a decade. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 1986, he was a vice president at the former Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. Dudley was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board from 1981 to 1983. He serves as chair of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems of the Bank for International Settlements. He is a member of the board of directors of the Bank for International Settlements and the board of trustees of the Economic Club of New York.
Abstract: Dudley will talk about the economic outlook for the US economy, what he views as the most likely path for economic developments, the headwinds that could derail the economy from this path, as well as the economic outlook for the region. He will be discussing the key issues that impact our growth prospects as well as the outlook for employment.