On Tuesday, October 18, 2022, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York hosted a virtual forum, as part of its Economic Inequality Policy Series, on the disparate impacts of inflation on different racial and ethnic groups.
The forum highlighted recent New York Fed research on economic inequality and disparities in inflation rates experienced by different racial and ethnic groups during 2021-2022. Community development leaders and thought leaders discussed insights related to price stability and racial equity.
October 18, 2022
10:00am – 11:30am EDT
This was a virtual-only event.
This virtual event was open to the public and the media. All remarks were on the record and the event was recorded; the recording will be made available afterwards. For media inquiries, please contact Ellen Simon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jack Gutt, Head of Communications & Outreach, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
|10:05am-10:30am||Was the 2021-22 Rise in Inflation Equitable?
Rajashri Chakrabarti, Head of Equitable Growth Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
|10:30am-11:25am||Inflation Impacts in Communities of Color and Policy Insights
Moderator: Dyvonne Body, Community Development Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Chief of Organizing, Policy and Equity, National Community Reinvestment Coalition
Kassandra Martinchek, Research Associate, Urban Institute
José A. Quiñonez, CEO, Mission Asset Fund
Jennifer Sun, Executive Vice President, Planning Division, New York City Economic Development Corporation
David J. Erickson, Head of Outreach & Education, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
The New York Fed conducts research to better understand what contributes to economic inequality in its many forms in the region and across the nation. Learn more about our Economic Inequality & Equitable Growth initiative.
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