The Global Interdependence Center’s Payment Systems in the Internet Age Conference
Some form of regulation is in the interest of the evolving fintech industry, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick T. Harker said in remarks at the Global Interdependence Center?s Payment Systems in the Internet Age conference
Working on Working: Reimagining Training Models in a New Era
During welcome remarks at the Business Innovations for the Future of Work summit, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick T. Harker said that low unemployment and accelerating technological change offer ?the chance of a lifetime? to rethink how we approach workforce development. Harker highlighted cross-sector partnerships that are innovating how businesses invest in workers? skills to create a more inclusive and resilient workforce.
The Urgency of an Equitable Workforce Recovery
During remarks at the virtual Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker discussed three possible avenues to achieving an equitable workforce recovery as we emerge from the pandemic: getting more people into opportunity occupations that don’t require a four-year college degree, improving access to affordable childcare, and ensuring workers can get the training and education they need.
Building a Healthy Long-Term Economy: Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA July 13, 2016
President Patrick T. Harker presents his economic outlook at the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia's 2016 World Class Summit. He also offers his views on monetary policy.
The Economic Outlook for Delaware and the Nation Amid COVID-19
Patrick T. Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, told the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce that he foresees an uneven economic recovery for the state. He presented his remarks via conference call.
The new normal for the U.S. economy
President Patrick T. Harker gives opening remarks at the Bank?s 2015 Policy Forum: The New Normal for the U.S. Economy. He highlights how technology/innovation, social issues, and monetary policy all have important implications for policy over the long term. He also shares his own policy perspectives.
Monetary Policy Normalization: Low Interest Rates and the New Normal
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick T. Harker discussed “where we were, where we are, and where we’re going” in the Fed’s effort toward monetary policy normalization during opening remarks to a roundtable at the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum in New York City. Harker said the Fed is reviewing its strategies, tools, and communication practices to reflect the changes in the U.S. economy since the Great Recession.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Communities and Small Businesses
Speaking at a Fed webinar, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said small businesses, and those owned by minorities in particular, are among those most economically impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Harker said one solution to help create a stronger small business sector could be to ensure that more small businesses and microenterprises have relationships with banks.
The Cost of College
Speaking at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO. President Harker speaks about the Cost of College.
Equity and the Recovery: Reinventing Our Communities: Planning for Equity in Recovery – Lessons We’re Learning from COVID-19 (webinar)
Patrick T. Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, told a webinar audience that the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic shutdown have heightened inequities that were already present in American society. He presented his remarks at the Reinventing Our Communities: Planning for Equity in Recovery – Lessons We’re Learning from COVID-19 event on May 28