Mary Daly

Mary C. Daly is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, appointed in October 2018 and serving on the Federal Open Market Committee. She joined the Bank in 1996 as a research economist and previously served as its executive vice president and director of research. Daly’s research on economic inequality, wage and unemployment dynamics, increasing output through workforce development, and disability and retirement policy is frequently cited by other economists and researchers. The author of several books, she’s a speaker and lecturer, a voice for increasing diversity in economics, and produces podcasts and uses social media to connect economic principles with real-world concerns.

Topic Takeaways

  • Don't rush figuring out who you are, be patient.
  • Bloom where you're planted, its not impossible.
  • Be driven by curiosity, not just to get to an answer.
  • Economist: voting on monetary policy to ensure the economy is growing at a sustainable pace.

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