In his first public event as the new vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Richard H. Clarida presented his insights on the economic outlook and monetary policy on October 25, 2018, at the Peterson Institute.
Clarida began a four-year term as vice chairman of the Fed on September 17. He was previously the C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University, where he taught from 1988 to 2018. From 1997 until 2001, Clarida served as chairman of the Department of Economics at Columbia University. He was also previously the assistant secretary of the US Treasury for Economic Policy from February 2002 until May 2003.