Mishkin Named to Fed Board
NBER Research Associate Frederic S. Mishkin was confirmed by the Senate to fill a vacant seat on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. His term extends until January 2014.
At the Fed, Mishkin joins NBER colleagues Ben S. Bernanke, current Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, and Randall S. Kroszner, who is a Fed governor.
Mishkin, a member of the NBER's Program of Research on Monetary Economics, is the Alfred Lerner Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University.
In addition to his teaching, research, and consulting experience, Mishkin was Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 1994-7.
Twenty-seventh NBER Summer Institute Held in 2006
In the summer of 2006, the NBER held its twenty-seventh annual Summer Institute. More than 1300 economists from universities and organizations throughout the world attended. The papers presented at dozens of different sessions during the four-week Summer Institute covered a wide variety of topics. A complete agenda and many of the papers presented at the various sessions are available on the NBER's web site by clicking Summer Institute 2006 on our conference page,here.