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The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Financial Markets Group announced a new vice president.

Last Updated: 07/02/09

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New Vice President Announced in Chicago Fed's Financial Markets Group

CHICAGO — The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Financial Markets Group announced a new vice president.


Anna Paulson Financial Markets Group Vice President

Paulson, 44, joins the Financial Markets Group, effective July 1, as a new vice president. In that role she will lead a multidisciplinary team of researchers and policy analysts focused on financial market issues. She most recently served as a senior financial economist in the Chicago Fed's research department.

Paulson earned an undergraduate degree from Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., and a master's degree and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. She lives in Evanston, Ill.


Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Background

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the nation's central bank. The Chicago Reserve Bank serves the seventh Federal Reserve District, which encompasses the northern portions of Illinois and Indiana, southern Wisconsin, the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and all of Iowa. In addition to participation in the formulation of monetary policy, each Reserve Bank supervises member banks and bank holding companies, provides financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. government, and monitors economic conditions in its District.