May 21, 2020 (2:30 PM ET) Welcoming Remarks, delivered via webcast at “A Fed Listens Event: How Is COVID-19 Affecting Your Community?” sponsored by the Board of Governors, Introductory remarks for the Fed Listens panel on the COVID-19 pandemic
Feb 21, 2020 (10:15 AM ET) Remarks, at the 2020 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets, at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in New York, N.Y., Monetary Policy Strategies and Tools When Inflation and Interest Rates Are Low
Dec 18, 2019 (5:15 AM ET) Speech, given on the Monetary Policy, Technology, and Globalisation Panel at "Monetary Policy: The Challenges Ahead," an ECB Colloquium Held in Honour of Benoît Coeuré, held in Frankfurt, Germany, Update on Digital Currencies, Stablecoins, and the Challenges Ahead
Nov 26, 2019 (1:00 PM ET) Speech, at the Presentation of the 2019 William F. Butler Award New York Association for Business Economics, in New York, New York, Federal Reserve Review of Monetary Policy Strategy, Tools, and Communications: Some Preliminary Views
Nov 08, 2019 (11:45 AM ET) Speech, at "The Economics of Climate Change a research conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif., Why Climate Change Matters for Monetary Policy and Financial Stability
Oct 16, 2019 (3:00 PM ET) Remarks, at The Future of Money in the Digital Age, Sponsored by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Princeton University’s Bendheim Center for Finance, in Washington, D.C., Digital Currencies, Stablecoins, and the Evolving Payments Landscape
Sep 25, 2019 (10:00 AM ET) Testimony, before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, U.S. House of Representatives, in Washington, D.C., Financial Stability
Jul 11, 2019 (5:30 PM ET) Remarks, at the Community Bankers Roundtable in Scranton, Pa., Perspectives on the Economy from Scranton
Jun 21, 2019 (12:00 PM ET) Speech, at Policy Summit 2019: Connecting People and Places to Opportunity, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in Cincinnati, Ohio, Fed Listens in Cincinnati: How Does Monetary Policy Affect Your Community?
May 16, 2019 (12:15 PM ET) Remarks, at "Certain Uncertainty: Tax Policy in Unsettled Times" National Tax Association 49th Annual Spring Symposium, in Washington, D.C., The Disconnect between Inflation and Employment in the New Normal
May 10, 2019 (8:30 AM ET) Remarks, at "Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class" 2019 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference, Washington, D.C., Is the Middle Class within Reach for Middle-Income Families?
May 08, 2019 (8:30 AM ET) Speech, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond Community Listening Session, Richmond, Va., "Fed Listens" in Richmond: How Does Monetary Policy Affect Your Community?
Apr 11, 2019 (11:27 AM ET) Video Interview, Bloomberg, Brainard Says Fed ‘Committed’ to Sustaining 2 Percent Inflation
Mar 12, 2019 (8:45 AM ET) Remarks, at the 2019 Just Economy Conference National Community Reinvestment Coalition in Washington, D.C., The Community Reinvestment Act: How Can We Preserve What Works and Make it Better?
Mar 07, 2019 (12:15 PM ET) Remarks, at the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance and the Bendheim Center for Finance Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey., Navigating Cautiously
Feb 01, 2019 (1:15 PM ET) Remarks, at “Research Symposium on the Community Reinvestment Act” hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., Strengthening the Community Reinvestment Act: What Are We Learning?
Dec 03, 2018 (10:30 AM ET) Remarks, at “The Evolving Structure of the U.S. Treasury Market” Fourth Annual Conference, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in New York, The Structure of the Treasury Market: What Are We Learning?
Oct 17, 2018 (12:10 PM ET) Speech, at FinTech, Financial Inclusion - and the Potential to Transform Financial Services, hosted by the Boston Fed and the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, in Boston, FinTech and the Search for Full Stack Financial Inclusion
Oct 15, 2018 (5:30 PM ET) Speech, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch, Community Investment in Denver
Oct 03, 2018 (2:00 PM ET) Speech, at the Fed Payments Improvement Community Forum in Chicago, Supporting Fast Payments for All
Sep 12, 2018 (4:53 PM ET) Transcript, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: Q&A With Fed’s Lael Brainard in Detroit
Jun 01, 2018 (12:23 PM ET) Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Transcript: Audience Q&A With Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard
May 18, 2018 (9:15 AM ET) Speech, at the Association of Neighborhood and Housing Development Eighth Annual Community Development Conference Build.Community.Power, in New York, New York., Keeping Community at the Heart of the Community Reinvestment Act
May 15, 2018 (7:00 PM ET) Speech, at the Decoding Digital Currency Conference, sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, in San Francisco, Cryptocurrencies, Digital Currencies, and Distributed Ledger Technologies: What Are We Learning?
Apr 06, 2018 (11:59 AM ET) Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Transcript: Audience Q&A With Fed’s Lael Brainard at New York University
Dec 13, 2017 (6:00 PM ET) Speech, at “Leading the Way: A Workforce Development Video Campaign” awards ceremony hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools in the Greater Rochester Area, Rochester, N.Y., Workforce Development in Today's Economy
Nov 16, 2017 (3:45 PM ET) Speech, at “FinTech Risks and Opportunities: An Interdisciplinary Approach,” a conference sponsored by the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, Mich., Where Do Consumers Fit in the Fintech Stack?
Oct 12, 2017 (10:30 AM ET) Speech, at the Panel on Monetary Policy "Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy," a conference sponsored by the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C., Rethinking Monetary Policy in a New Normal
Sep 27, 2017 (2:00 PM ET) Speech, at “Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers,” a conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, in Kansas City, Mo., Labor Market Disparities and Economic Performance
Sep 26, 2017 (10:30 AM ET) Speech, at “Disparities in the Labor Market: What Are We Missing?” a research conference sponsored by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, in Washington, D.C., Why Persistent Employment Disparities Matter for the Economy's Health
Jul 28, 2017 Remarks, at the Conference for the 2017 Summer Training and Scholarship Program sponsored by the American Economic Association and the National Science Foundation and hosted by the Department of Economics, Michigan State University, in East Lansing, Mich., Strengthening Diversity in Economics
Jul 11, 2017 (12:30 PM ET) Speech, at “Normalizing Central Banks’ Balance Sheets: What Is the New Normal?” a conference sponsored by Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in New York, N.Y., Cross-Border Spillovers of Balance Sheet Normalization
May 22, 2017 (7:00 PM ET) Speech, at the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute Conference, sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, in Minneapolis, Minn., Why Opportunity and Inclusion Matter to America’s Economic Strength
Apr 28, 2017 (1:15 PM ET) Speech, at the Northwestern Kellogg Public-Private Interface Conference on “New Developments in Consumer Finance: Research & Practice,” in Evanston, Ill., Where Do Banks Fit in the Fintech Stack?
Jan 17, 2017 (10:00 AM ET) Speech, at the Brookings Institution, in Washington, D.C., Monetary Policy in a Time of Uncertainty
Nov 17, 2016 (12:30 PM ET) Speech, at “Evolution of Work,” a convening cosponsored by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and the Freelancers Union, in New York, N.Y., The "Gig" Economy: Implications of the Growth of Contingent Work
Oct 07, 2016 (4:00 PM ET) Speech, at the Institute of International Finance Annual Meeting Panel on Blockchain, in Washington, D.C., Distributed Ledger Technology: Implications for Payments, Clearing, and Settlement
Feb 26, 2016 (1:30 PM ET) Speech, at the 2016 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum in New York, N.Y., What Happened to the Great Divergence?
Nov 06, 2015 (4:15 PM ET) Speech, Unconventional Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies, 16th International Monetary Fund Jacques Polak Research Conference, in Washington, D.C., Unconventional Monetary Policy and Cross-Border Spillovers
Oct 19, 2015 (8:00 AM ET) Speech, Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act Outreach Meeting, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, in Chicago, Ill., Identifying Opportunities for Reducing Regulatory Burdens on Community Banks
Sep 30, 2015 (8:00 PM ET) Speech, Community Banking in the 21st Century, The Third Annual Community Banking Research and Policy Conference, Cosponsored by the Federal Reserve System and Conference of State Bank Supervisors, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, in St. Louis, Mo., Community Banks, Small Business Credit, and Online Lending
Jul 01, 2015 (9:40 AM ET) Panel Discussion, Policy Makers’ Panel on Financial Intermediation: Complexities and Risks for “The Future of Financial Intermediation: Banking, Securities Markets, or Something New?” Salzburg Global Forum on Finance in a Changing World, in Salzburg, Austria, Recent Changes in the Resilience of Market Liquidity
Apr 02, 2015 (3:45 PM ET) Speech, “Economic Mobility: Research and Ideas on Strengthening Families, Communities, and the Economy” Ninth Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference, in Washington, D.C., Coming of Age in the Great Recession