Richmond Fed President to Appear on Full Disclosure with Roben Farzad, Journalist-in-residence at the University of Richmond

October 5, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND ─ The University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business is offering a special live taping of Full Disclosure, a weekly radio show that is about the business of culture and the culture of business.

Host and journalist-in-residence Roben Farzad will interview Tom Barkin, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, about the unprecedented shocks and monetary interventions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

During the program at 6 p.m. on Oct. 12, Farzad and Barkin will discuss supply chains, mask mandates, and business-interruption insurance. Other discussion topics will include how the economy can better plan for future pandemics, labor shortages, markets, and Barkin’s unconventional road to the Fed.

“We are excited about our partnership with Roben Farzad and his show Full Disclosure,” said Dean Mickey Quiñones. “The show consistently delivers timely, informative, and thought-provoking stories and guests, and this episode will do the same.”