• February 26, 2018

    Bullard on R-Star: The Natural Real Rate of Interest

    St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed the relatively low natural real rate of interest (commonly called r*) and its implications for the Fed’s policy rate at the NABE Economic Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.
    Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Transcript (pdf)

  • March 01, 2018

    Comparing Living Standards across U.S. Metro Areas: Which Ones Fared Well?

    Since cost of living varies across U.S. metro areas, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard says that adjusting for price differences is important for generating meaningful comparisons of living standards.

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