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Charles L. Evans

President, Chicago

Start of Term: 9/1/2007
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Jul 11, 2018 (6:00 AM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: WSJ Interview With Chicago Fed President Charles Evans

May 30, 2018 (12:25 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Transcript: Bostic, Evans and Kaplan Speak at Dallas Fed Conference

May 25, 2018 (11:45 AM ET)   Speech, before the joint Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas conference, Technology-Enabled Disruption: Implications for Business, Labor Markets and Monetary Policy, in Dallas, TX, Monetary Policy and the Crosswinds of Change

May 07, 2018   Speech, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's conference, "Machines Learning Finance. Will they Change the Game?" in Amelia Island, Fla., Monetary Policy and the Crosswinds of Change

Apr 23, 2018 (12:58 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: Audience Q&A With Chicago Fed’s Charles Evans

Apr 23, 2018 (11:08 AM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: Media Q&A With Charles Evans, Chicago Fed President

Apr 20, 2018 (9:40 AM ET)   Speech, before the Graaskamp Center Spring Board Conference in Chicago, Overheating and Monetary Policy: How Does Low Inflation Affect the Policy Narrative?

Apr 17, 2018   Speech, before the Chicago Rotary Club Luncheon in Chicago, Overheating and Monetary Policy: How Does Low Inflation Affect the Policy Narrative?

Mar 09, 2018 (11:09 AM ET)   Video Interview, Bloomberg Markets, Fed's Evans on Jobs, Rates, Inflation, and Tariffs

Mar 09, 2018 (10:30 AM ET)   Transcript, CNBC's "Squawk Box", CHICAGO FED PRESIDENT CHARLES EVANS SPEAKS WITH CNBC’S STEVE LIESMAN TODAY

Mar 09, 2018   Speech, at the Manhattan Institute Shadow Open Market Committee in New York, N.Y., Some Practical Considerations for Monetary Policy Frameworks

Feb 07, 2018 (11:15 AM ET)   Speech, at the Iowa Bankers Association Bank Management Conference in Des Moines, Some Thoughts on the Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

Jan 18, 2018 (1:04 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: Media Q&A With Chicago Fed’s Charles Evans in Palm Beach, Fla.

Dec 15, 2017   Comments, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Rationale for My Dissent at the December 2017 FOMC Meeting

Nov 16, 2017 (1:10 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC, Will learn a lot about markets as well roll off assets: Fed's Evans

Nov 15, 2017 (5:00 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC, Fed’s Evans: Fed doesn't understand why the Phillips Curve is flat

Nov 15, 2017 (3:00 AM ET)   Speech, at the UBS European Conference in London, England, Low Inflation and the Symmetry of the 2 Percent Target

Nov 14, 2017 (3:00 AM ET)   Speech, at the European Central Bank Conference in Frankfurt, Germany, The Future of Odyssean and Delphic Guidance

Oct 11, 2017 (4:13 PM ET)   Question and Answers, Wall Street Journal, Transcript: Media Q&A With Chicago Fed’s Charles Evans in Zurich

Oct 11, 2017 (9:15 AM ET)   Video Interview, Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas, Fed's Evans on Economy, Inflation, Monetary Policy

Sep 25, 2017 (12:40 PM ET)   Speech, at the Economic Club of Grand Rapids in Grand Rapids, Mich., The Puzzle of Low Inflation: Implications for Monetary Policy

Aug 09, 2017 (4:00 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Reporters’ Q&A With Chicago Fed’s Charles Evans

Jun 20, 2017 (5:31 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Fed’s Evans Discusses Inflation, Interest Rates, Balance Sheet

Jun 20, 2017 (10:47 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC, Fed's Evans: Possible to get short-term 3% growth

Jun 20, 2017 (10:43 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC, Fed's Evans: Recent inflation data did make me nervous

Jun 19, 2017 (7:00 PM ET)   Speech, at the Money Marketeers of New York University event in New York City, Monetary Policy Challenges in a New Inflation Environment

May 25, 2017   Speech, at the Bank of Japan - Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies in Tokyo, Japan., Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead

May 22, 2017 (9:10 PM ET)   Speech, at the Shanghai Symposium on OTC Derivatives in Shanghai, China, Toward a More Resilient Financial System

May 08, 2017 (4:00 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Panel Discussion With Fed’s Bullard, Evans and Rosengren

Mar 29, 2017 (9:20 AM ET)   Speech, at the DZ Bank-OMFIF International Capital Markets Conference in Frankfurt, Germany., The Times They Are A-Changin'

Mar 24, 2017 (8:00 AM ET)   Remarks, at the Strong Foundations: The Economic Futures of Kids and Communities, Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference in Washington, D.C., Opening Remarks

Mar 20, 2017 (6:40 AM ET)   Video Interview, Fox Business, Charles Evans: Three hikes for the year is entirely reasonable

Mar 03, 2017 (10:15 AM ET)   Speech, at the 2017 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum in New York, N.Y., Discussion of “Deflating Inflation Expectations”

Feb 09, 2017 (1:10 PM ET)   Speech, at the CFA Society of Chicago Distinguished Speaker Series in Chicago, Ill., Risk Management in a Low Interest Rate Environment

Feb 03, 2017 (4:30 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Transcript: Q&A With Chicago Fed’s Charles Evans in Illinois

Feb 03, 2017 (9:15 AM ET)   Speech, at the Prairie State College Economic Breakfast in Olympia Fields, Ill., Risk Management in a Lower Interest Rate Environment

Jan 09, 2017 (4:47 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Transcript: Charles Evans Q&A at the American Economic Association Meeting

Dec 05, 2016 (4:54 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Transcript: Fed’s Evans Q&A With Reporters in Chicago

Nov 08, 2016 (1:41 PM ET)   Panel Discussion, UBS in New York, Fed's Evans Speaks at UBS: Economy, Rates, Jobs

Nov 08, 2016 (9:33 AM ET)   Panel Discussion, Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Bloomberg, Fed's Evans Speaks: Inflation, Economy, Interest Rates

Oct 24, 2016 (1:30 PM ET)   Presentation, at the Civic Affairs Society of the University Club of Chicago Luncheon in Chicago, Ill., Monetary Policy in a Lower Interest Rate Environment

Oct 11, 2016   Speech, at the Australian Business Economists Luncheon in Sydney, Australia., Conducting Monetary Policy in an Evolving Economy

Oct 10, 2016 (12:38 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC's "Squawk Box", Fed rate hike in December? Chicago Fed Pres Charles Evans says there's no urgency

Oct 04, 2016 (7:40 PM ET)   Speech, at the CFA Society in Auckland, New Zealand., Monetary Policy in a Lower Interest Rate Environment

Sep 28, 2016 (1:30 PM ET)   Speech, at the Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and Policy Conference., Lower for Longer in Today’s Banking Environment

Aug 31, 2016   Speech, at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance in Beijing, China., Are Low Monetary Policy Rates the New Normal?

Aug 04, 2016 (4:08 PM ET)   Transcript, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: Press Q&A With Chicago Fed President Charles Evans

Jun 03, 2016 (5:40 AM ET)   Video Interview, Bloomberg Surveillance, Fed's Evans on Inflation Targets and Rate Hikes

Jun 03, 2016 (5:09 AM ET)   Transcript, CNBC, Interview with Charles Evans, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Jun 03, 2016 (3:45 AM ET)   Speech, at the Global Interdependence Center in London, England., Reflections on the Current Monetary Policy Environment

Apr 05, 2016 (4:54 AM ET)   Video Interview, Bloomberg, Fed's Evans Sees More Uncertainty Amid Voting in the U.K., U.S.

Apr 05, 2016 (1:00 AM ET)   Speech, at the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong., The Implications of Slow Growth for Monetary Policy

Mar 30, 2016 (1:00 PM ET)   Speech, at the Luncheon before the Forecasters Club of New York in New York City., Monetary Policy...

Mar 30, 2016 (11:38 AM ET)   Transcript, CNBC's "Squawk Box", Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans Speaks with CNBC’s Steve Liesman on “Squawk Box” Today

Jan 07, 2016 (2:15 PM ET)   Speech, Wisconsin Economic Forecast Luncheon before the Wisconsin Bankers Association, in Madison, Wis., Connecting the Dots on Monetary Policy

Dec 01, 2015 (12:45 PM ET)   Speech, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce in Lansing, Mich., The Case for a Slow Return to Monetary Policy Normalization

Nov 12, 2015 (10:15 AM ET)   Speech, National Communities Council Fall Leadership Forum in Chicago, Ill., A Cautious Approach to Monetary Policy Normalization

Oct 12, 2015   Speech, World Steel Association 49th Annual Conference in Chicago, Ill., Risks Call for a Gradual Approach to Normalizing Policy

Oct 09, 2015 (1:30 PM ET)   Speech, CFA Society Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wis., Monetary Policy: Avoiding the Hazards

Sep 28, 2015 (1:30 PM ET)   Speech, Marquette Leadership Forum in Milwaukee, Wis., Thoughts on Leadership and Monetary Policy

Jun 03, 2015 (2:15 PM ET)   Speech, Chicago Banking Symposium in Chicago, Il., The Call for Proactive Risk Culture

May 20, 2015 (3:00 AM ET)   Speech, National Association for Business Economics (NABE) International Symposium in Munich, Germany, Exercising Caution in Normalizing Monetary Policy

May 18, 2015 (2:00 AM ET)   Speech, Swedbank Global Outlook Summit in Stockholm, Sweden., Exercising Caution in Normalizing Monetary Policy

May 07, 2015 (8:31 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC’s “Squawk Box”, CNBC's Steve Liesman sits down with Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to discuss the outlook on the economy and what would prompt the Fed to hike interest rates.

May 07, 2015 (8:05 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC’s “Squawk Box”, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans weighs in on the spike in interest rates, ECB QE policy, and Janet Yellen's comments on stock valuations

May 04, 2015 (12:25 PM ET)   Speech, Columbus Economic Development Board Annual Meeting in Columbus, Ind., Managing Risks for Manufacturing Cities and the Broader U.S. Economy

Mar 25, 2015 (6:30 AM ET)   Speech, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum in London, England, Risk Management in an Uncertain World

Mar 20, 2015 (11:30 AM ET)   Speech, Brookings Panel on Economic Activity, Washington, D.C., Discussion of Paper "Risk Management for Monetary Policy Near the Zero Lower Bound"

Mar 04, 2015 (9:00 AM ET)   Speech, Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary Club in Lake Forest, Ill., Low Inflation Calls for Patience in Normalizing Monetary Policy

Jan 09, 2015 (8:43 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC Squawk Box, Fed's Evans 'patient' on raising rates

Jan 07, 2015   Video, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, The Role and Impact of Monetary Policy in an Uncertain Economy

Dec 03, 2014   Q&A, New York Times , Q. and A. With Charles Evans of the Fed: Low Inflation Is the Primary Concern

Oct 13, 2014 (12:30 PM ET)   Speech, National Council on Teacher Retirement, 92nd Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Ind., Monetary Policy Normalization: If Not Now, When?

Oct 08, 2014 (8:30 AM ET)   Speech, BMO Harris and Lakeland College Economic Briefing, Plymouth, Wisc., Monetary Policy Normalization: If Not Now, When?

Sep 29, 2014 (8:09 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC's "Squawk Box", US must get fundamentals right first: Evans

Sep 29, 2014 (8:04 AM ET)   Audio Interview, CNBC's "Squawk Box", Quite some time before rates should rise: Evans

Sep 29, 2014   Speech, 56th National Association for Business Economics (NABE) Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill., Is It Time to Return to Business-As-Usual Monetary Policy? A Case for Patience

Sep 24, 2014 (1:00 PM ET)   Speech, Peterson Institute's Conference on Labor Market Slack, Washington, D.C., Patience Is a Virtue When Normalizing Monetary Policy

Jul 11, 2014 (3:00 PM ET)   Presentation, Global Interdependence Center, Sixth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Monetary Policy Strategies and Accountability

Jul 11, 2014   Video Interview, Bloomberg TV with Michael McKee , Fed's Evans: I'm Most Concerned About Inflation

Jun 02, 2014 (4:00 AM ET)   Presentation, Macro Workshop 2014, Central Bank of Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey, A Perspective on Unconventional Monetary Policy

Apr 09, 2014 (3:30 PM ET)   Video, 23rd Annual Hyman Minsky Conference in Washington, D.C., Monetary Goals and Strategy

Apr 09, 2014 (3:30 PM ET)   Presentation, 23rd Annual Hyman Minsky Conference in Washington, D.C., Monetary Goals and Strategy

Mar 28, 2014   Video Interview, Bloomberg TV, Evans: Fed May Raise Rates in Second Half of 2015

Mar 27, 2014 (7:30 PM ET)   Speech, Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong, China, Thoughts on Accommodative Monetary Policy, Inflation and Financial Instability

Mar 26, 2014 (7:44 PM ET)   Video, CNN International, Interview with Pres. Evans from Hong Kong

Mar 10, 2014 (12:40 PM ET)   Presentation, Columbus State University Executive Speaker Series in Columbus, Ga., Monetary Policy: Lessons from the Past and Looking Forward to the Future

Feb 28, 2014 (1:30 PM ET)   Panel Discussion, U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, University of Chicago Booth School of Business New York, N.Y., Like It or Not, 90 Percent of a 'Successful Fed Communications' Strategy Comes from Simply Pursuing a Goal-oriented Monetary Policy Strategy

Feb 04, 2014 (12:30 PM ET)   Speech, Detroit Economic Club in Detroit, Mich., Accommodative Monetary Policy and Macroprudential Safeguards

Jan 15, 2014 (12:50 PM ET)   Speech, Corridor Economic Forecast Luncheon in Coralville, Iowa, Recurring Themes for the New Year

Dec 11, 2013   Letter, to the Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Washington, D.C., CFTC Concept Release on Risk Controls and System Safeguards for Automated Trading Environments RIN 3038-AD52

Dec 06, 2013 (3:00 PM ET)   Presentation, Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business meeting on The Fed at 100 in Chicago, Ill., Monetary Policy: Lessons from the Past and Looking Forward to the Future

Oct 21, 2013 (8:13 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC's "Squawk Box" with Steve Liesman, Fed keeps eye on labor and consumers

Oct 21, 2013 (8:04 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC's "Squawk Box" with Steve Liesman, Chicago Fed Pres. Evans on tapering & GDP

Oct 18, 2013 (2:00 PM ET)   Speech, 2013 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting Luncheon in Chicago, Ill., Financial Stability and Monetary Policy: Multiple Goals, Multiple Tools

Oct 17, 2013 (12:45 PM ET)   Speech, Wisconsin Real Estate and Economic Outlook Conference in Madison, Wisc., How Much Longer? (Only the Data Know)

Sep 27, 2013 (5:45 AM ET)   Presentation, Norges Bank in Oslo, Norway, U.S. Monetary Policy: Assessing Strategy and Effectiveness

Sep 06, 2013 (8:00 AM ET)   Speech, AgFirst Summit in Greenville, S.C., Are We There Yet?

May 20, 2013   Video, CFA Chicago Distinguished Speakers Series, Perspectives on the Current Economy

May 09, 2013 (10:15 AM ET)   Video Interview, Bloomberg TV: 'Market Makers', Evans: Job Gains Must Be Sustained Through Summer

Apr 04, 2013   Audio Interview, University of Dayton's RISE conference in Dayton, Ohio, Panel discussion

Apr 02, 2013 (7:30 PM ET)   Presentation, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business 2013 Investors Circle Dinner in Richmond, Va., A Case for Monetary Policy Accommodation

Apr 02, 2013 (7:30 PM ET)   Panel Discussion, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business 2013 Investors Circle Dinner in Richmond, Va., Richmond Fed's Lacker and Chicago Fed's Evans Discuss Monetary Policy

Feb 28, 2013 (8:00 PM ET)   Speech, CFA Society of Iowa in Des Moines, Iowa, Economic Conditions and Conditionality

Feb 07, 2013 (8:42 AM ET)   Video Interview, CNBC's "Squawk Box", Fed's Evans: 'Monetary Policy Will Continue to Be Accommodative'

Jan 13, 2013 (8:20 PM ET)   Speech, Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong, Monetary Policy at the Zero Lower Bound

Nov 27, 2012 (6:00 PM ET)   Speech, C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto, Canada, Monetary Policy in Challenging Times

Oct 01, 2012   Video Interview, CNBC: Steve Liesman, Fed's Evans: We Need to Focus on Dual Mandate

Oct 01, 2012   Video Interview, CNBC: Steve Liesman, Fed's Evans: State of Labor Market Great Concern

Sep 26, 2012   Speech, Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce Business Expo in Hammond, Ind., Perspectives on Current Economic Issues

Sep 18, 2012   Speech, Bank of Ann Arbor Breakfast in Ann Arbor, Mich., Perspectives on Current Economic Issues

Aug 27, 2012   Speech, Market News International seminar in Hong Kong, China, Some Thoughts on Global Risks and Monetary Policy

Aug 23, 2012   Video Interview, CNBC, Fed's Evans: Mortgage Market Is the Problem

Aug 23, 2012   Video Interview, CNBC, Fed's Evans: 'A Lot More Reason' for Further Fed Action

Jul 09, 2012   Speech, Sasin Bangkok Forum in Bangkok, Thailand, A Perspective on the Future of Monetary Policy and the Implications for Asia

Jun 07, 2012   Video Interview, CNBC, Fed's Evans: More Accommodation Would Be Good

Jun 05, 2012   Speech, Money Marketeers Dinner Meeting, New York University, New York NY, Monetary Policy: Recurring Themes

May 01, 2012   Video Interview, CNBC, Limits of Monetary Policy?

Mar 22, 2012   Speech, Brookings Institution, Spring 2012 Panel on Economic Activity in Washington, D.C., Macroeconomic Effects of FOMC Forward Guidance

Mar 16, 2012   Speech, International Research Forum on Monetary Policy Seventh Conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Monetary Policy Communications and Forward Guidance

Jan 13, 2012   Speech, Indiana Bankers Association Economic Outlook Forum 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana, Managing Monetary Policy Risks

Jan 11, 2012   Speech, Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary Club Regular Meeting in Lake Forest, Illinois, Managing Monetary Policy Risks

Dec 05, 2011   Speech, Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research Outlook Luncheon in Muncie, Ind., A Risk Management Approach to Monetary Policy

Nov 15, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC, Part 5: Chicago Fed President on Fed Bashing

Nov 15, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC, Part 6: Charles Evans Speaks to CNBC

Nov 15, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC, Part 1: Chicago Fed President's Economic Outlook

Nov 15, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC, Part 3: A Fed Outlook

Oct 17, 2011   Speech, Michigan Council on Economic Education, Michigan Economic Dinner in Detroit, Mich., The Fed’s Dual Mandate Responsibilities: Maintaining Credibility during a Time of Immense Economic Challenges

Sep 07, 2011   Speech, European Economics and Financial Centre in London, United Kingdom, The Fed's Dual Mandate Responsibilities and Challenges Facing U.S. Monetary Policy

Aug 30, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC's Squawk Box, Chicago Fed Pres: Monetary Policy Criticized

Aug 30, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC's Squawk Box, Chicago Fed: Economy in Liquidity Trap

May 19, 2011   Speech, Global Corporate Treasurer Forum, Chicago, Ill., Making Sense of Monetary Policy

Apr 15, 2011   Speech, Financial Reform and the Real Economy: 20th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies, New York, N.Y., Four Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Apr 04, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC's Closing Bell, The Fed's Next Move

Mar 28, 2011   Speech, BB&T Speaker Series on Capitalism, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., Perspective on the Current Economy: Some Thoughts on Monetary Policy and Inflation

Mar 07, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC, Chicago Fed Pres Talks Oil

Mar 07, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC, Chicago Fed Pres on Rates

Feb 17, 2011   Speech, 2011 Rockford Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Luncheon in Rockford, Ill., Monetary Policy: Slow Progress Toward Our Goals

Jan 07, 2011   Speech, ASSA-AEA Conference in Denver, Colo., Thoughts on the Future Course of Monetary Policy

Oct 19, 2010   Remarks, Evanston Civic Leaders Breakfast, Evanston, Ill., Economic Outlook and Policy

Oct 16, 2010   Remarks, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's 55th Economic Conference, Boston, Mass., Monetary Policy in a Low-Inflation Environment: Developing a State-Contingent Price-Level Target

Oct 01, 2010   Remarks, Bank of France Conference, Rome, Italy, A Perspective on the Future of U.S. Monetary Policy

Sep 23, 2010   Welcoming Remarks, Thirteenth Annual International Banking Conference, Chicago, Ill., Financial Stability and Effective Financial Regulation Under Basel III and Dodd-Frank

Sep 03, 2010   Opening Remarks, Public Policy Symposium on OTC Derivative Clearing, Chicago, Ill., Regulating the Over-the-Counter Derivatives Market

Sep 01, 2010   Video, Remarks at the Summit on REO and Vacant Property Strategies for Neighborhood Stabilization, Washington, D.C., Neighborhood Stabilization, Foreclosure, Housing

Sep 01, 2010   Remarks, Summit on REO and Vacant Property Strategies for Neighborhood Stabilization, Washington, D.C., Neighborhood Stabilization, Foreclosure, Housing

Jan 01, 0001   Video Interview, Bloomberg, Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education VI Forum in New York, Fed's Evans Speaks: Rate Hike Timing, Policy, Economy

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