Philadelphia Economist Ryo Tashiro is back to present a 2021 look at our regional economy. Mr. Tashiro, will present the latest facts and figures from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He will also focus on international trade, particularly with Japan, our region’s third largest trading partner. Hear about the impact of the pandemic and how trade is moving forward nationally and internationally. Coffee & cocktails is a program of Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia’s U.S. – Japan Business and Public Policy Program.
Tashiro is responsible for conducting research on current regional economic issues in the Federal Reserve’s Third District and informing external audiences on national and regional economic conditions, monetary policy, and the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. Prior to joining the Bank in June 2016, Tashiro was a business analyst for Bloomberg, where he was responsible for conducting research on issues related to equity data quality.