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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
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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
James BullardJuly 14, 2020
James Bullard is the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In that role, he is a participant on the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which meets regularly to set the direction of U.S. monetary policy. He also oversees the Federal Reserve’s Eighth District, including activities at the St. Louis headquarters and its branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn.
Dr. Stephen HahnJuly 15, 2020
Dr. Stephen M. Hahn was sworn in as the 24th Commissioner of Food and Drugs on December 17, 2019. Dr. Hahn is a dedicated clinician, having trained in both medical oncology and radiation oncology. Prior to joining the FDA, Dr. Hahn served as the chief medical executive at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a facility that cares for more than 140,000 patients a year. Before joining MD Anderson, he served as chair of the Radiation Oncology department at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine from 2005 to 2014.
Michael R. PompeoJuly 15, 2020
Michael R. Pompeo was sworn in as Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. He previously served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from January 2017 to April 2018. Prior to joining the Trump Administration, Mr. Pompeo was serving in his fourth term as congressman from Kansas’ 4th District. He served on the House Intelligence Committee, as well as the Energy and Commerce Committee and House Select Benghazi Committee.
Bobby KotickJuly 20, 2020
Bobby Kotick is Chief Executive Officer of Activision Blizzard. Over the course of nearly 30 years under his leadership, Activision Blizzard has grown to become the world’s most successful interactive entertainment company. The company has over 400 million players in 196 countries and some of the most iconic entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty, Candy Crush, Guitar Hero, Overwatch and World of Warcraft. Activision Blizzard is a member of the S&P 500, the Fortune 500 and is one of Fortune’s Most Admired companies.
David SolomonJuly 22, 2020
David Solomon is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Previously, he was president and chief operating officer and prior to that, he served as co-head of the Investment Banking Division from 2006 to 2016. Before that, David was global head of the Financing Group, which includes all capital markets and derivative products for the firm’s corporate clients. He joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 1999.
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.
Lawrence A. Kudlow
POSTPONED. NEW DATE TBD
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.
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.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2020
Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University
71st Secretary of the Treasury
THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2020
bestselling author and Partner at ghSMART
former Chairman and CEO, Vanguard
in the news
Monday, June 29, 2020
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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