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economic club of new york
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.read more
2019 Upcoming Programs
John C. WilliamsMarch 6, 2019
John C. Williams is the president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In that capacity, he serves as the vice chairman and a permanent member of the Federal Open Market Committee. From 2011 to mid-June 2018, Mr. Williams was the president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
David RubensteinMarch 14, 2019
David M. Rubenstein is a Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms. Mr. Rubenstein co-founded the firm in 1987. Since then, Carlyle has grown into a firm managing $210 billion from 31 offices around the world.
Raghuram RajanApril 3, 2019
Raghuram Rajan is the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. He was the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India between 2013 and 2016, and also served as Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Bank for International Settlements between 2015 and 2016. Dr. Rajan was the Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund from 2003 to 2006.
Valdis DombrovskisApril 11, 2019
Valdis Dombrovskis is the Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union. His responsibilities include supervising the economic and fiscal policy coordination in the European Union, as well as developing and negotiating proposals to further strengthen Europe's Economic and Monetary Union.
Martin FeldsteinApril 30, 2019
Martin Feldstein is the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He served as President and CEO of the NBER from 1977-82 and 1984-2008. He continues as a Research Associate of the NBER.
Jeffrey SellerMay 1, 2019
Jeffrey Seller is the winner of four Tony Awards for Best Musical: Rent (1996), Avenue Q (2004), In the Heights (2008) and Hamilton (2015). He is the only producer to have produced two Pulitzer Prize-winning musicals--Rent and Hamilton.
Ajay BangaMay 7, 2019
Ajay Banga is president and chief executive officer of Mastercard and a member of its board of directors. Prior to joining Mastercard in 2009, Mr. Banga was chief executive officer of Citigroup Asia Pacific responsible for all businesses in the region, including institutional banking, alternative investments, wealth management, consumer banking and credit cards.
Richard PleplerMay 13, 2019
Richard Plepler is Chairman and CEO of Home Box Office, Inc., responsible for the overall management of the world’s most successful pay TV service, which provides the two television networks – HBO and Cinemax – to 142 million subscribers in over 60 countries and its programming into over 150 countries worldwide. He was named to this position in January 2013.
Eric S. RosegrenMay 21, 2019
Eric S. Rosengren is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, one of 12 regional Federal Reserve banks. As CEO, Eric leads the Boston Fed’s work, which includes economic research and analysis, banking supervision and financial stability efforts, community economic development activities, and a wide range of payments, technology, and finance initiatives.
Richard H. ClaridaMay 30, 2019
Richard H. Clarida began a four-year term as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on September 17, 2018, and took office as Board member to fill an unexpired term ending January 31, 2022. Prior to his appointment to the Board, Dr. Clarida served as the C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University.
Stan DruckenmillerJune 3, 2019
Stanley Druckenmiller is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Duquesne Family Office LLC. Mr. Druckenmiller founded Duquesne Capital Management in 1981, which he ran until he closed the firm at the end of 2010.
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Edward S. Hyman
Chairman of Evercore ISI
Vice Chairman of Evercore
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Chairman of the Board and CEO
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Timothy F. Geithner
CEO, Warburg Pincus, LLC
Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Chairman of the Paulson Institute, University of Chicago
Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Jerome H. Powell
Chairman of the Board of Governor
Federal Reserve System
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Economic Club of New York is a membership organization with members drawn from the top executive levels of business, industry and finance. The purpose of the Club is to promote the study and discussion of social, economic and political questions. Founded in 1907, the Club has served ever since as a major forum for discussion on a wide range of public issues of interest to business people.
The Club is nonpolitical, nonpartisan and nonprofit. Its membership (individual, not corporate) of over 1,100 is drawn primarily from the senior leadership ranks of the business and financial communities and the associated professions. Its individual members represent a wide diversity of opinion.read more