The Financial Research Advisory Committee of the Treasury's Office of Financial Research (OFR) has announced it will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, December 5, 2012.
The Committee will provide advice to the OFR, bring diverse perspectives to inform the OFR’s research-and-data agendas, and help the OFR fulfill its mission by developing and employing best practices for data management, data standards, and research methodologies.
The Dodd-Frank Act established the OFR within the Treasury to serve the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), its member agencies, and the public by improving the quality, transparency, and accessibility of financial data and information; conducting and sponsoring research related to financial stability; and promoting best practices in risk management.
The Financial Research Advisory Committee is made up of 30 members include two Nobel laureates in economics; leaders in business and nonprofit fields; and prominent researchers at major universities and think tanks.
The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and will be open to the public via live webcast here.
Read more including a full list of members.