Public Affairs Forum

Exploring national issues from an economic perspective

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta hosts a series of Public Affairs Forums featuring noted speakers who offer insightful economic perspectives on emerging public policy issues that affect the U.S. and regional economies. Academic, business, and civic leaders from Atlanta and surrounding areas are invited to engage in conversation and hear the speaker discuss the issues. Forum attendance is by invitation only.

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October 26
The Economics of College Sports
Joel Maxcy, Associate Professor of Sport Management, Drexel University

September 9
Forecasting Florida: What's Ahead for Our State and National Economies (Jacksonville)
Sean Snaith, Director, Institute for Economic Competitiveness, University of Central Florida

July 20
Big Data and HR: Lessons Learned
Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe, Associate Professor, New York University Stern School of Business

March 9
Cuba and the United States: What's Next?
Carlos Alzugaray Treto, Professor, University of Havana

January 20
The Timeline of Presidential Elections
Christopher Wlezien, Hogg Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin