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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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San Francisco Federal Reserve president to speak at UCI

Event: John C. Williams, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, will be the featured speaker at a UC Irvine Center for Economics & Public Policy-sponsored event on unconventional policy tools. Williams is a 2012 voting member on the Federal Open Market Committee, through which he represents the western U.S. in monetary discussions in Washington, D.C. He has been with the San Francisco Fed since 2002, serving as research advisor, senior vice president, executive vice president and research director before taking the reins in 2011.
Date: Monday, Nov. 5
Time: 5-6:15 p.m.
Location: Crystal Cove Auditorium at UCI’s Student Center (bldg. 113, grid E8 on campus map)
Supplemental Information: Media planning to attend should contact Heather Wuebker at 949-824-1577 or hwuebker@uci.edu. Parking is available for $2 per hour or $10 per day in the Student Center Parking Structure, at Pereira and West Peltason drives.

5-6:15 p.m.: Public lecture: “The Federal Reserve’s Unconventional Policy Tools”

6:15-6:35 p.m.: Exclusive media Q&A session with Williams

6:45-8 p.m.: Private dinner and talk. Media may attend as observers at no cost; dinners may be purchased via RSVP.

Background: Established in 2011 in the School of Social Sciences, the Center for Economics & Public Policy seeks to improve analysis, formulation and debate on economics-related public policy issues at the international, national, state and local levels. It’s directed by David Neumark, UCI Chancellor’s Professor of economics.

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Heather Wuebker
School of Social Sciences

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