A Conversation about Inflation and Monetary Policy

May 24, 2023

For the past two years, inflation has been high, well above the Federal Reserve's 2% annual target. Price increases have been persistent and widespread due to supply and demand factors associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, including fiscal and monetary policies implemented in response. What should we expect to see in terms of inflation moving forward? The St. Louis Fed hosted a virtual event featuring Fernando M. Martin and Mark L.J. Wright exploring inflation-related topics. Transcript follows video.

This conversation was inspired by two May 2023 articles that Fernando Martin authored, which appeared on our On the Economy blog:

This popular lecture series addresses key issues and provides the opportunity to ask questions of Fed experts. Views expressed are not necessarily those of the St. Louis Fed or Federal Reserve System.

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