4/12/2012: NEC w/ Charles Plosser, Philadephia Federal Reserve

  • 12 Apr 2012
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • CARMINE's 425 7th St NW NW Washington DC


  • Members of SGE, NABE and certain other groups
  • This category of registration is for our larger institutional members only for registration. Regular members of NEC please use the MEMBER category to register.
  • Current Students with ID at the door
  • Registrant is a current member of the NEC.

Registration is closed
Registration Open Until:  Noon 4-11-12

Charles Plosser


Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President and CEO Charles Plosser will discuss how clear communications about monetary policy helps increase its effectiveness and the accountability of the Federal Reserve.

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. He 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. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

Plosser has lectured to academic and business audiences worldwide on topics ranging from management education to economic and public policy issues. The author of numerous academic articles and a participant in scores of professional seminars and conferences, Plosser has also served as co-editor or associate editor of three prestigious journals of economics and referee for over a dozen others. His research and teaching interests include topics on monetary and fiscal policy, long-term economic growth, and banking and financial markets, and his articles have appeared in numerous leading economic journals.

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.

Plosser has served as a consultant to numerous corporations, including Chase Manhattan Bank, Eastman Kodak Company, and The Wyatt Company, on topics ranging from strategic planning and forecasting to portfolio and pension fund management, capital budgeting, and financial analysis. He has served as an advisory board member of the Rochester New Enterprise Forum, the Metropolitan Advisory Board of Chase Manhattan Bank, and the University Technology Seed Fund, LLC.

Plosser served as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management from 1995 to 1997. From 1996 to 2000, he served on the Board of Directors of ViaHealth, Inc., where he also served as secretary, member of the Executive Committee, and chair of the Governance Committee.


Note:  Registration is open through Tuesday, 4-10-12, Noon..  As this is a new location, anyone desiring to attend after this date cannot be guaranteed the lunch will be available or that space will be available in the room.  In order to help us plan, please make an advanced reservation.  Call the NEC 703-493-8824 x1 if you are inquiring after this date.

Press:  Please email :info@national-economists.org with your attendance status and the date of attendance. It will be assumed that lunch is NOT requested.   If lunch is requested, please contact me in advance, prior to the date of the event, for registration and payment instructions.
Credit Card payment is non refundable but you may substitute someone in your place for attendance.

Entrance to the parking garage is on E street. Address to parking garage is 616 E Street NW Washington 20004. (Carmine's is not affiliated with the parking garage.) The parking garage has an elevator entrance into Carmine's above. Valet parking is available Monday- Sunday after 5pm for $10 dollars.

Metro Trains information.
.14 miles from Carmine's on Metro Stop Archives- Navy Memorial Penn Quarter 701 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington D.C. 20004- Come off the train and head north on 7th street NW toward D street NW. Carmine's is on the right.

.21 miles from Carmine's on metro stop Gallery PI- Chinatown 630 H Street NW Washington D.C 20001. Come off the train and use the 7th and F Streets/Verizon Center Exit and head south on 7th Street NW.  Carmine's is on the left.