New England Study Group

The New England Study Group (NESG) is a seminar series, held from September to June, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Research Department. The seminars are organized by Kathy Bradbury and Yolanda Kodrzycki covering topics related to the New England economy and presented by researchers from universities and other organizations. People from both the Boston Fed and outside local organizations are welcome to attend the seminars.

Coffee and refreshments will be served at 3:30pm and the presentation will start at 3:45pm. Meetings will be held in the Seminar Room on the 8th floor unless otherwise noted. We welcome your feedback, and hope to see you soon!

Next Meeting

October 9, 2014

Brett Lane, Mass Insight Education and Institute for Strategic Leadership and Learning
"A Systemic Approach to Achieving College Success: An Evaluation of the Impact of Mass Insight’s College Success/STEM Initiative on Student’s Persistence and Success in College...and Implications for State and District Policy"

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Upcoming Meetings

October 29, 2014

Ana Patricia Munoz, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
“Exploring the Racial Wealth Gap in the Boston Metro Area”

November 20, 2014

Ronald Fisher, Michigan State University (and Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
“An Analysis of State and Local Government Capital Expenditures Before and During the “Great Recession'” (joint with Robert Wassmer, California State University, Sacramento)

December 10, 2014

Sarah Cohodes, Harvard University and Elizabeth Setren, M.I.T.
“Recent Findings on Boston Charter School Effectiveness” (including work with additional co-authors)