Upcoming Eggs & Issues

Speaker: Jeffrey C. Fuhrer, Executive Vice President & Senior Policy Advisor – Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Topic: An overview of the Working Communities Challenge program developed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston for expanding access to qualified workers to fill job opportunities across industry sectors.

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

TIME: Networking: 7:00am, Breakfast: 7:30am, Speaker 8:00am, followed by Q & A

Location: Pratt & Whitney Building, YCCC – Wells Campus

This event is proudly sponsored by: Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution

About Our Speaker:

Jeffrey (Jeff) Fuhrer is executive vice president and senior policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and is responsible for the Bank’s regional and community outreach functions. He has been an associate economist of the Federal Open Market Committee, and regularly attends this key U.S. policymaking meeting with the Bank’s president. In June 1992 he joined the Bank’s Research department as an assistant vice president and economist, and from 1995 to 2001 headed its Open Economy Macro/International section. In 2000, Jeff was named senior vice president and monetary policy advisor, in 2001 he became director of Research, and in 2006 he was named executive vice president.

Fuhrer began his career at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, first as a research assistant, and then, in 1985 returned as a senior economist after earning his doctorate. He has been active in economic research for more than three decades, and has served as an associate editor for the “American Economic Review.” Fuhrer has published numerous scholarly papers on the interactions among monetary policy, inflation, consumer spending, and asset prices. He has been married for 35 years and has three grown children. Fuhrer earned an A.B. in economics with highest honors from Princeton University, and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.