Global Crises and Our Policy Response

Distinguished International Lecture

April 7, 2021, 10:00-11:00am (PST)

By Mary C. Daly, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

It is our pleasure to host President Mary C. Daly of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in our first Distinguished International Lecture. In this virtual event, moderated by Dr. Mehmet. S. Tosun, Professor of Economics and Director of International Programs at UNR College of Business, President Daly will discuss the state of the US economy, including the Fed’s response to the pandemic, the role central banks play in addressing climate change, and economic inequality. Please join us for this exciting event.

Mary Daly headshotMary C. Daly is the President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. As a participant on the Federal Open Market Committee, she helps set American monetary policy that promotes a healthy and stable economy.

Since taking office in October 2018, Dr. Daly has committed to making the San Francisco Fed a more community-engaged bank that is transparent and responsive to the people it serves. She works to connect economic principles to real-world concerns and is a sought-after speaker on monetary policy, labor economics, and increasing diversity within the economics field.

Dr. Daly began her career with the San Francisco Fed in 1996 as an economist specializing in labor market dynamics and economic inequality. She went on to become the Bank’s Executive Vice President and Director of Research. She has also served on the advisory boards of the Congressional Budget Office, the Social Security Administration, the Office of Rehabilitation Research and Training, the Institute of Medicine, and the Library of Congress.

Dr. Daly earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, a master’s degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. from Syracuse University. She also completed a National Institute of Aging post-doctoral fellowship at Northwestern University.

A native of Ballwin, Missouri, Dr. Daly now lives in Oakland, California, with her wife Shelly.