Creating Good Policy at the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank

Julianne Dunn, Cleveland Federal Reserve BankOctober 6, the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics will host Julianne Dunn, Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank. “Good policy can’t be created in a vacuum, “says Julianne Dunn. She emphasizes including the real drivers of the economy—businesses and workers—to ground and inform economic policy.

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As an economic analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, she combines insight from business and community leaders with economic data to assess regional conditions and to craft the policy message for briefing President Loretta Mester ahead of each FOMC meeting. She also contributes to Bank publications including the Beige Book, District Data Briefs, and Metro Mix.

While pursuing master’s degrees in International Relations and Economics at Syracuse University, Julianne researched how multinational companies contribute to economic growth in developing countries. During an internship with the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service in Bangkok, Thailand, she advocated for more resources to strengthen the United States-Cambodia trade and investment relationship. Before joining the Fed, Julianne worked on economic forecasts as an economist at A lifelong Big Ten football fan, she received a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from The Ohio State University.

The Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics attracts Allegheny’s next generation of business innovators and entrepreneurs by providing a host of co-curricular activities that connect with and deepen their classroom experiences. The Lunchtime Learning Lecture Series provides students with opportunities to gain valuable information on topics and industries related to internships and careers.