Breakfast Event: Domestic Economic Forecast – Federal Reserve Bank

January 15, 2021

Location: Zoom

Join HBS NEO for a discussion on “Domestic Economic Forecast + Program for Economic Inclusion” with Emily Garr Pacetti and Guhan Venkatu.

About the presenters…

Emily Garr Pacetti is a vice president and community affairs officer in the Community Development Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. She oversees the department, including research, policy analysis, and community outreach in the Cleveland Fed’s Fourth Federal Reserve District. Ms. Pacetti joined the Bank in July 2017. Prior to her current position, Garr Pacetti was associate director at The Rockefeller Foundation, director of research and evaluation at the Cleveland–based Fund for Our Economic Future and was a Fulbright Fellow in Mexico City (2005–2007). Garr Pacetti holds a BA in political communications from Emerson College, an MS in urban studies from el Colegio de México, and an MPA from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Guhan Venkatu is Group Vice President of the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland leads the department’s regional analysis and outreach group. He joined the Bank in 1998 as a research analyst. In his tenure with the Bank, he has held positions of increasing responsibility including economist and vice president and senior regional officer of the Bank’s Pittsburgh Branch. His prior research has focused on inflation and inflation expectations, housing and household finance, and factors related to regional economic growth. His research and analysis have been a re-source for the public, and the Bank’s president and boards of directors.


8:00 – 9:00 am


  • Patrons: $0
  • Members and Spouses: $0
  • Non-Members: $15

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