Conferences and other events held at or sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston between 2001 and 2006.
|December 5, 2006||Covering the Uninsured: Costs, Benefits, and Policy Alternatives for New England
The conference convened a select group of key stakeholders including policymakers, insurers, hospital administrators, employers, public health advocates, and health policy researchers from across all six New England states and the nation.
|October 25-27, 2006||The Future of Life-Cycle Saving & Investing
This conference brought together academic researchers, practitioners, and public-sector policymakers to discuss the current state of this science and to explore its implications for households, businesses, and government. The objective was to stimulate the adoption of best practices in the development of both new financial products and future public policies.
|October 11, 2006||2006 Regional & Community Bankers Conference Presentations
Topics covered real estate, demographics, and the economy; New England banking and funding trends; the direction of banking services; and supervisory updates.
|July 25-27, 2006||Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice
Second Annual Research Conference
|July 5-7, 2006
||Globalization and International Economics Workshop
FRB Boston, in collaboration with the Dallas and New York Reserve Banks provided a professional development workshop on site for teachers on the topic of globalization and international economics.
|June 14-16, 2006
||Global Imbalances - As Giants Evolve
The Boston Fed's 51st economic conference brought together economists, business leaders, and policymakers from around the world to explore the fundamental structural changes underlying today’s large global imbalances.
|May 22, 2006||Housing and the Economy in Greater Boston: Trends, Impacts, and Potential Responses
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s New England Public Policy Center and The Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government present this morning discussion.
|March 29, 2006||National Consumer Protection Week Conference
The program focuses on the influence of marketing on financial decisions, the influence of marketing on children, alternative vs. conventional mortgages, and ensuring informed decisions.
|December 2, 2005||Fueling the Future: Energy Policy in New England
The New England Public Policy Center convened this symposium to identify the key energy policy issues facing New England and to foster a dialogue among legislators, analysts, and other interested parties about the potential policies that could help address them.
|October 27-28, 2005||Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice: How and Why Do Consumers Choose Their Payment Methods?
This conference will bring together economic researchers and payments system participants to explore what we know and don’t know about how consumers choose among payment methods and about the implications of their decisions for saving, consumption, and portfolio allocation.
|June 15-17, 2005||Wanting It All: The Challenge of Reforming the U.S. Health Care System
The Boston Fed's 50th economic conference brought together economists, health practitioners, and policymakers to explore the best ways to measure, finance, and distribute the benefits of modern health care.
|June 7, 2005||2005 Regional & Community Bankers Conference
Topics included emerging payments, banking trends in New England, the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering (AML), and Check 21.
|May 18-20, 2005||Implementing an AMA for Operational Risk|
|April 26, 2005||15th Annual National Consumer Protection Week Conference
Topics included Check 21 vs. electronic check conversion, stored value cards, and phishing and fraud.
|June 14-16, 2004||The Macroeconomics of Fiscal Policy
This conference assessed our understanding of the effects and effectiveness of fiscal policy, drawing on postwar policy experience and recent economic research.
|May 18, 2004||The Third Annual Regional & Community Bankers Conference|
|March 3, 2004||Reaching the Top: Challenges and Opportunities for Women Leaders
This conference reviews how highly educated, high-achieving women are faring in today’s workplace. Are they continuing to make progress? What is keeping women out of the top echelons of management? What can organizations do to attract and develop high-achieving women? Is there a role for public policy intervention? Articles based on this conference were published in the Quarter 1, 2005 issue of Regional Review.
|February 24, 2004||National Consumer Protection Week 2004 Conference|
|January 15, 2004||Rhode Island Financial Literacy Conference
Financial literacy can help low income families avoid high cost predatory business practices, prepare for emergencies, and save for major assets including housing, education, a car, or starting a business. Many organizations in Rhode Island and elsewhere are expanding programs and trying new approaches.
|June 8-10, 2003||How Humans Behave: Implications for Economics and Economic Policy
This conference brought together economists, behavioral scientists, and economic policymakers in the hope of applying insights from psychology and other behavioral disciplines to improve our understanding of how people make decisions as individuals and, ultimately, in a macroeconomic setting.
|June 5, 2003||The Second Annual Regional & Community Bankers Conference|
|February 2003||National Consumer Protection Week 2003 Conference
Topics include The Debit vs Credit Controversy, Check Truncation: New Check Processing Systems, and Innovative & Future Payment Systems.
|October 2002||Banking on the Community- Untapped Markets: Embracing Potential for Economic Opportunities|
Education in the 21st Century: Meeting the Challenges of a Changing World
|Regional & Community Bankers Conference|
The Impact of Economic Slowdowns on Financial Institutions and Their Regulators
|November 2001||Capital Allocation for Operational Risk Conference
The conference provided a comprehensive understanding of current and evolving best practices in identifying, measuring, and modeling operational risk and in managing and mitigating this risk through capital allocation, insurance, and other existing and potential risk management tools.