Gender and the Economy Conference

Virtual Event

From employment gaps to caregiving responsibilities, concerns about economic disparities by gender are at the forefront of economic recovery. Register to learn how gender and opportunity can influence financial outcomes over the course of a lifetime. Opening remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.

Racism and the Economy: Focus on Financial Services

Virtual Event

This is the 10th installment in our virtual event series, which examines the impact of structural racism on our economy and advances ideas to improve economic outcomes for all Americans. This session will examine structural racism in our financial services system and its impact on the economy. During this event, we will survey historical and present-day barriers to traditional financial services […]

Toward an Inclusive Recovery: Increasing the Housing Security of Vulnerable Renters Through Rental Assistance

Virtual Event

The United States has always had vulnerabilities in the rental housing market that the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated and revealed. Join us on November 17, 2021, for a research seminar that will examine what we’ve learned from the administration of emergency rental relief and evaluate universal vouchers as a long-term solution for increasing housing security among renters.

An Economy That Works for All: Fostering Low-Income Homeownership

Virtual Event

The event will feature presentations by researchers at Federal Reserve Banks on disparities across income and ethnicity in home ownership, as well as the latest research on mortgage forbearance, refinancing, and mortgage prepayment.