Directors from Two Federal Reserve Banks to Discuss the Economy, Monetary Policy and Energy in Florida

January 15, 2015

Jan. 15, 2015                                                          

Directors from Two Federal Reserve Banks to
Discuss the Economy, Monetary Policy and Energy in Florida         

SARASOTA, Florida –

What: The Economic Outlook, Monetary Policy and Energy: Thoughts from Federal Reserve Research Directors

Who: The event will feature two directors of research from the Federal Reserve System:

David E. Altig, Ph.D., is executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In addition to advising the Bank president on monetary policy and related matters, Dr. Altig oversees the Bank’s regional executives and the Bank’s research department. He also serves as a member of the Bank’s management and discount committees. He leads the Atlanta Fed’s macroblog, which provides commentary on economic topics, including monetary policy, macroeconomic developments and the Southeast economy.

Mine K. Yücel, Ph.D., is senior vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. She has been with the Bank since 1989 and has been head of the Bank’s micro/regional/energy group and director of publications for many years. Dr. Yücel analyzes the regional economy and energy markets on an ongoing basis and has published numerous articles on energy and regional growth. She will speak specifically on energy at the Feb. 2 event.

New College of Florida
Mildred Sainer Pavilion
5313 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243

When: Monday, Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m.

Contact: For more information, please contact David Gulliver, media relations coordinator at the New College of Florida, at 941-487-4154 or [email protected] or Amanda Lichtenstein, manager of marketing and membership at the Global Interdependence Center, at [email protected] or 215-238-0990.

About New College of Florida
New College of Florida is a national leader in the arts and sciences and is the State of Florida’s designated honors college for the liberal arts. Consistently ranked among the top public liberal arts colleges in America by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes and The Princeton Review, New College attracts highly motivated, academically talented students from 40 states and 25 foreign countries. A higher proportion of New College students receive Fulbright awards than graduates from virtually all other colleges and universities. Learn more at

About the Global Interdependence Center
The Global Interdependence Center is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that seeks to stimulate thoughtful, global dialogue on a wide range of issues that affect the international community, including economics, health care and government. GIC convenes conferences and round table discussions, both domestically and internationally, to identify and address emerging global issues. For more information, visit GIC’s website at