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George E. Fortier
Managing Editor, Research Publications
George Fortier is the manager of the Research Division
publications group, a staff of two editors and one designer. Division publications include Review, Economic Synopses, Agricultural Finance Monitor, Page One Economics, FRED® Blog, the monthly Research Division newsletter, the briefing book, the board report, and a multitude of Economic Education material. He assesses and improves products, services, and content presented to internal and external audiences. Federal Reserve Publications
"The Castaways Discover GDP Lesson"
with Mary Suiter and Scott Wolla
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Economic Education, 2019
"The Visible Hand: The Role of Government in China’s Long-Awaited Industrial Revolution"
with Yi Wen
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, Third Quarter 2016
Oct 5, 2016, Philadelphia Fed: "Beginnings and Endings" with David Price (Richmond Fed) and Andrew Zajac (Cleveland Fed)
April 17, 2014, St. Louis Fed: "Writing It Right and Writers' Rights: An Interactive Discussion on Good Practices and Bad Rules"
Oct 9, 2013, Cleveland Fed: "The Psychology of Criticism—Delivering Subjective Edits to Authors"
Oct 3, 2012, Richmond Fed: "Interactives for the Web" with Monica Crabtree-Reusser (Cleveland Fed) and Lydia Johnson (St. Louis Fed)
Sep 24, 2008, New York Fed: "Substantive Editing: Getting to the Heart of the Matter" editorial seminar
Oct 3, 2007, Bank of Canada: "Evolving World of Economic Reviews" editorial seminar + data and citation presentation
Oct 5, 2005, Dallas Fed: "Stand and Deliver" editorial seminar
Oct 9, 2003, Philadelphia Fed: "Maintaining Consistent Editorial Practices" editorial seminar
Snow Monkey, Spring 2008
Pleiades, Fall 2008
"Eutectic Reaction," "Indirectly," and "Low Clouds,"
Triplopia, Winter 2007
"Crawford" and "Not Quite Sleeping Through This,"
The Potomac: Washington's Literary Review, 2006
"Twenty Lines Toward an Autobiography" and "The Matter,"
Cortland Review, 2006
"The Inherent Sadness of Disco,"
Sonora Review, 2006
"Women of the NICU,"
American Journal of Nursing, November 2005
MARGIE: The American Journal of Poetry, 2005
Paper Street, Spring 2005
"Prayer during a Storm,"
The Cape Rock, Sept 2005
"Let an Emptiness,"
Crab Creek Review, Spring/Summer 2004 Professional Memberships, Awards, Service
Chair of Federal Reserve System Editors & Designers Committee, 2013-15
Co-chair of Confluence, Federal Reserve System Joint Editors & Designers+WEDGE Conference, 2015
Phi Beta Kappa
Editorial Selection Committee,
Natural Bridge literary journal, 2005-06
Advisory Council, St. Frances Cabrini Academy, 2002-07