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The Economic Club of New York is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonpolitical organization dedicated to the discussion of today’s most important social, economic and political questions. Since 1907, the Club has welcomed more than 1,000 speakers - business leaders, U.S. presidents, innovators, luminaries, statesmen and academics.read more
Our members are among the top business leaders in the nation, interested in vigorous and ongoing discussion about issues that advance both our nation and the global economy. They are distinguished in the areas of finance, technology, law, government, academe, media, healthcare, and other economic sectors.read more
Our Fellows Program recruits potential future Club members who have shown leadership and commitment to the Club’s ideals and provides programming to foster the growth of these outstanding individuals.read more
We are partnering with the Economic Clubs of Chicago and Washington, D.C. to expand the opportunities for members. Members can now attend our sister clubs’ events and engage with the distinguished memberships in both cities.
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, The Economic Club of New York will suspend all in-person ticketed events as needed. Some events will be livestreamed and others will be postponed to a future date. Please watch this page for future updates. We are committed to protecting the health and safety of our members and guests, while delivering high-quality and informative events.
2020 Upcoming Programs
Ambassador Charles H. Rivkin
August 12, 2020
Charles H. Rivkin is Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association (MPA). He leads the MPA’s global mission to advance and support the film, television, and streaming content industry. The MPA’s members currently include; Disney, Netflix, Paramount, Sony, Universal, and Warner Bros.
August 18, 2020
John M. Barry is a prize-winning and New York Times best-selling author whose books have won multiple awards. The National Academies of Sciences named his 2004 book The Great Influenza: The story of the deadliest pandemic in history, a study of the 1918 pandemic, the year's outstanding book on science or medicine. His earlier book Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America, won the Francis Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians for the year's best book of American history and in 2005 the New York Public Library named it one of the 50 best books in the preceding 50 years.
September 17, 2020
Lawrence A. Kudlow serves as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council. He leads the coordination of President Donald J. Trump’s domestic and global economic policy agenda. During President Trump’s campaign, Mr. Kudlow served as a tax and economic advisor.
October 7, 2020
Henry Kissinger, Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc. and 56th Secretary of State has been elected by the Economic Club of New York to receive the fifth Award for Leadership Excellence. Dr. Kissinger will receive the award and speak to The Club.
General H.R. McMaster
October 14, 2020
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, US Army (Ret.) serves as the Chairman of the Board of Advisors at the Center on Military and Political Power at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. General McMaster was the 26th assistant to the president for National Security Affairs. He served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army for thirty-four years before retiring as a Lieutenant General in June 2018.
October 15, 2020
Tom Barkin is the president and chief executive officer of the Richmond Fed. He joined the Richmond Fed in January 2018. In this role, he is responsible for the Bank’s monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services as well as oversight of the Federal Reserve System’s information technology organization. Barkin served as a voting member in 2018 on the Federal Reserve’s chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee.
Women in Business
POSTPONED. NEW DATE TBD
Half-day forum on the systemic role the investment community can play in accelerating innovation financing and gender equality in the workplace.
Robert J. Shiller
POSTPONED. NEW DATE TBD.
Robert J. Shiller is Sterling Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University, and Professor of Finance and Fellow at the International Center for Finance, Yale School of Management. He has written on financial markets, financial innovation, behavioral economics, macroeconomics, real estate, statistical methods, and on public attitudes, opinions, and moral judgments regarding markets.
POSTPONED. NEW DATE TBD.
Jerome H. Powell took office as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on February 5, 2018, for a four-year term. Mr. Powell also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System's principal monetary policymaking body. Mr. Powell has served as a member of the Board of Governors since taking office on May 25, 2012, to fill an unexpired term. He was reappointed to the Board and sworn in on June 16, 2014, for a term ending January 31, 2028.
POSTPONED. NEW DATE TBD
Anna Wintour has held the position of Editor-in-Chief of Vogue since July 1988, and was named Artistic Director of Condé Nast in March 2013.During her tenure at Condé Nast, Ms. Wintour has been actively involved in philanthropic fundraising, particularly for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, for which she has raised more than $200 million for the museum. She serves as an Elective Trustee of the institution.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2020
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
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The Economic Club of New York is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonpolitical organization dedicated to the promotion of the study and discussion of social, economic and political questions. For more than a century, the Club has served as the premier public forum for thought leaders of the United States and the world, to express a diverse set of views and opinions in a free and open environment. By embracing and promoting free expression of diverse views and opinions, the Club effectively acts as a catalyst for innovation in thought and ideas impacting social, economic and political issues facing society.