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Financial stability, macroprudential policy focus of Cleveland Fed/OFR conference on Dec 4-5 in DC

Cleveland Fed and OFR Conference on December 4-5 in DC to Focus on Approaches to Monitoring Financial Stability and Development/Implementation of Macroprudential Policy
Keynoters include Cleveland Fed President Loretta J. Mester

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Treasury's Office of Financial Research (OFR) are hosting "Measurement Challenges in Macroprudential Policy Implementation: Essential Data Elements for Preserving Financial Stability" on December 4-5, 2014, at the Washington Court Hotel, in Washington, D.C.

This second annual Cleveland Fed/OFR conference will bring together policymakers, market participants, and academics to discuss:

  • Macroprudential policy development and implementation

  • Tools that measure vulnerabilities in the financial system

  • Measurement challenges in the implementation of Dodd-Frank regulations

Keynote speakers include Loretta J. Mester, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

The conference will highlight research on derivatives markets, contagion, and systemic risk.
A second panel will provide an industry perspective, discussing private sector approaches to measuring and preserving financial stability.
2014 Financial Stability Conference.


Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that along with the Board of Governors in Washington DC comprise the Federal Reserve System. Part of the US central bank, the Cleveland Fed participates in the formulation of our nation’s monetary policy, supervises banking organizations, provides payment and other services to financial institutions and to the US Treasury, and performs many activities that support Federal Reserve operations System-wide. In addition, the Bank supports the well-being of communities across the Fourth Federal Reserve District through a wide array of research, outreach, and educational activities.

The Cleveland Fed, with branches in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, serves an area that comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia.

Media contact

Doug Campbell,, 513.218.1892