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October 2016

Tuesday October 18, 2016
Economic Update
1 Hr CPE - Other

Gary Wagner - Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank

Gary Wagner
Gary will talk about national and regional economic conditions with a focus on employment and unemployment, housing, and monetary policy. 

Gary A. Wagner is a regional economic advisor in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He is responsible for conducting research on emerging regional economic issues and informing external audiences on national and regional economic conditions, monetary policy, and the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. His research interests range from regional economics to state and local public tax structures and from rainy day funds to borrowing costs and pension systems.

Before joining the Philadelphia Fed in 2015, Wagner was a professor of economics at Old Dominion University in Virginia. He has authored or coauthored more than 40 articles and reports, many of which have appeared in leading journals. He received Duquesne University’s College of Business Distinguished Research Award as well as Public Finance Review’s Outstanding Paper Award.

Wagner has a doctoral degree in economics from West Virginia University and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Youngstown State University.