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St. Louis Fed President James Bullard

April 7, 2014

"Two Views of International Monetary Policy Coordination"

St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed a traditional view and an alternative view of monetary policy coordination at the 27th Asia/Pacific Business Outlook Conference. While he noted that there is room for debate, Bullard endorsed the traditional view, in which policymakers follow good policy focused on domestic variables and the gains from international monetary policy coordination are small.

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April 2014

"The Rise and Fall of Labor Force Participation in the U.S."

In The Regional Economist, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his perspectives on U.S. labor force participation. He concluded that demographically based empirical models of the trend in the labor force participation rate do a good job of explaining the data. To the extent these models are correct, Bullard said the unemployment rate remains as good an indicator of overall labor market health as it has been historically.


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Fed System News

News from the Fed System comes from various sources, including the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors web site, the Fed's Financial Services web site and other Fed System sites.

04/16 | Speech by Chair Yellen on monetary policy and the economic recovery 

04/15 | Opening remarks by Chair Yellen at the 2014 Financial Markets Conference 

04/09 | Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, March 18-19, 2014 

04/09 | Speech by Governor Tarullo on longer-term challenges for the American economy 

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05/06 | St. Louis, Mo.
The St. Louis Fed at 100: Reflections on the "Maverick" Reserve Bank