Yvetta Fortova is the manager of FRED and FRED-family products (ALFRED, GeoFRED) in the Research Division, where she oversees the collection, organization, and publication of data found in FRED. She also leads the FRED Data Desk's agile development team in efforts to improve the website, provide customer service, increase the efficiency of operations, and promote all FRED-related products.
"Taking FRED to the Next Level," Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER), Savannah, GA, October 15, 2019.
"Using FRED to Teach Monetary Policy and Basic Macro Topics," Midwest Economic Association Conference, St. Louis, MO, March 16, 2019.
"Using FRED Data in the Classroom," 30th Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA, February 22, 2019.
"FRED: Active Learning with Data," Southern Economic Conference, Washington, DC, November 20, 2018.
Data Producers Q&A Panel, Beyond the Numbers Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, November 9, 2018.
"Teaching and Learning with FRED," Midwest Economic Association Conference, St. Louis, MO, March 24, 2018.
"Diversity Issues in the Workplace: Issues Associated with Working in a Male Dominated Field" Panel, Women in Economics Symposium, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, February 22, 2018.