July 28, 2016 meeting of the Financial Research Advisory Committee


The eighth meeting of the committee, in the Benjamin Strong Room at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, includes discussion topics about the OFR’s latest financial stability assessment, shadow banking, the research agenda of the OFR stress testing program, and projects of the OFR’s data programs.


​9:15 a.m.
​9:30 a.m.

Susan Stiehm, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Financial Research (OFR)

​9:35 a.m.
Opening Remarks

Lewis Alexander, Chairman
Richard Berner, OFR Director

​9:45 a.m.
Working Group Updates and Committee Discussion

Chester Spatt, Chairman, Market Liquidity Working Group
Nancy Wallace, Chairwoman, Government-sponsored Enterprises Working Group

​10:30 a.m.
OFR and Committee Discussion

Topic: OFR Highlights, Stacey Schreft, OFR Deputy Director, Research and Analysis Center
Topic: OFR Financial Stability Assessment, Greg Feldberg, OFR Senior Associate Director, Research and Analysis Center
Topic: Visibility into Shadow Banking: Data on Money Market Funds and Securities Financing Markets, Viktoria Baklanova, OFR Senior Financial Analyst, and Daniel Stemp, OFR Financial Analyst, Current Analysis

​12:15 p.m.
Webcast Intermission
​1:15 p.m.
Webcast Resumes
OFR and Committee Discussion

Topic: Stress Testing Program Research Agenda, Jill Cetina, OFR Associate Director, Policy Studies, Research and Analysis Center
Topic: Data Program Projects, Con Crowley, OFR Deputy Director and Chief Data Officer

2:35 p.m.
Closing Remarks

Richard Berner, OFR Director
Lewis Alexander, Committee Chairman
Randall Kroszner, Committee Vice Chairman
Susan Stiehm, OFR, Designated Federal Officer

2:45 p.m.

Discussion Topics

Working Group Presentations