Classroom Resources
Fed 21 Textbook Tool
Fed 21 Textbook Tool
A tool that links videos from top researchers and senior staff at the New York Fed to chapters of popular economics textbooks. The videos and the corresponding slides can serve as reference material for macroeconomics and money, banking and financial markets courses. For each textbook, we have indicated the chapters relevant to each video.
The Federal Reserve in the 21st Century: A Symposium for College Professors
The Fed 21 symposium gives college professors the unique opportunity to hear presentations on monetary policy and financial stability policy from top economists and senior staff of the New York Fed. Professors attending the symposium also have the chance to chat informally with the speakers during lunch.

Please be advised that this program is on hiatus in 2014 and will resume in 2015.

In 2013, the program included topics such as innovations in Fed communications; developments in the U.S. labor and housing markets; financial stability policy under Dodd-Frank, including evolving tools for evaluating systemic risk; and the latest on proposals for Tri-party repo and money market mutual fund reform.

Slides and videos of presentations from the 2013 edition »
Fed Challenge Competitions
Students in the Second District play the role of monetary policymakers.

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Math x Economics

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
A one-day program for juniors and seniors in high school who are exceptionally talented in the subject of mathematics to learn more about studying economics in college and to encourage them to consider a career in economic policy and research.

Guided Tours at the New York Fed
Guided tours serve as a comprehensive introduction to the Federal Reserve System and the New York Fed's role in setting monetary policy, promoting financial stability and serving communities to advance economic growth. During the tour, visitors hear a description of the primary ways that the Federal Reserve carries out its goals as mandated by Congress—maximum sustainable employment and price stability. It also includes a brief visit to the gold vault where the New York Fed has historically acted as a custodian for gold owned by various governments and international agencies. The tour is an interactive educational experience to engage visitors in conversation about the central bank of the United States.
New York Fed 101
NY Fed 101
Why Swap Lines Are in the U.S. National Interest
We live in a global economy. Interconnected world markets mean that at times of stress, market pressures can spread from one part of the world to another, threatening the supply of credit. Currency swap lines with other central banks help relieve that stress.
Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF)
TALF began lending in March 2009 to help restore credit to millions of Americans during the financial crisis. Watch our video explaining TALF's role and read in greater detail about how TALF worked and what it achieved.
The Federal Reserve's Asset Purchases (Called by some QE or QE2)
On November 3, 2010, the Federal Reserve announced plans to purchase $600 billion in longer-term U.S. government debt from the private sector. The goal of this program was to support the economic recovery, spur job creation, and ensure that inflation, over time, is at levels consistent with the Federal Reserve’s mandate.
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