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Ben S. Bernanke

Chairman, Board of Governors

Past Term: 2/01/2006 - 01/31/2014; Board of Governors - Chairman
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Chairman Bernanke's Remarks

Jul 10, 2015   Audio Interview, Bloomberg Radio's Taking Stock, Fed's Rosengren: Possibility of Greek Deal Very Positive

Jan 16, 2014 (11:10 AM ET)   Speech, Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., Central Banking after the Great Recession: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead

Jan 03, 2014 (2:30 PM ET)   Speech, Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, Philadelphia, Pa., The Federal Reserve:Looking Back, Looking Forward

Dec 18, 2013 (2:30 PM ET)   Transcript, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C, Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference Opening Remarks

Dec 18, 2013 (2:30 PM ET)   Press Conference, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C, Press Conference with Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Dec 16, 2013 (2:00 PM ET)   Opening Remarks, Ceremony Commemorating the Centennial of the Federal Reserve Act, Washington, D.C., Opening Remarks

Nov 19, 2013 (7:00 PM ET)   Speech, National Economists Club Annual Dinner, Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture, in Washington, D.C., Communication and Monetary Policy

Nov 14, 2013 (9:30 AM ET)   Remarks, Annual Conference of the Union of Arab Banks in Beirut, Lebanon (via prerecorded video)., 40th Anniversary of the Annual Conference of the Union of Arab Banks

Nov 13, 2013 (7:00 PM ET)   Speech, A Teacher Town Hall Meeting: 100 Years of the Federal Reserve, in Washington, D.C., Teaching and Learning about the Federal Reserve

Nov 08, 2013 (3:30 PM ET)   Speech, The Fourteenth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference, Washington, D.C., The Crisis as a Classic Financial Panic

Oct 14, 2013 (9:00 PM ET)   Remarks, “Central Bank Independence—Progress and Challenges,” a Conference Sponsored by the Bank of Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico (via prerecorded video), Celebrating 20 Years of the Bank of Mexico's Independence

Oct 02, 2013 (3:30 PM ET)   Welcoming Remarks, "Community Banking in the 21st Century," a Conference Co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, St. Louis, Mo., Brief Welcoming Remarks

Sep 18, 2013 (2:30 PM ET)   Transcript, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C, Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference

Sep 18, 2013 (2:30 PM ET)   Press Conference, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C, Press Conference with Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Jul 18, 2013 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Jul 17, 2013 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, in Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Jul 10, 2013 (4:10 PM ET)   Speech, "The First 100 Years of the Federal Reserve: The Policy Record, Lessons Learned, and Prospects for the Future," a conference sponsored by the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Mass, A Century of U.S. Central Banking: Goals, Frameworks, Accountability

Jun 19, 2013 (2:30 PM ET)   Press Conference, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C, Press Conference with Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Jun 19, 2013   Transcript, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C, Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference

Jun 02, 2013   Speech, Baccalaureate Ceremony at Princeton University, in Princeton, N.J. , The Ten Suggestions

May 22, 2013 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook

May 18, 2013 (11:00 AM ET)   Speech, Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Mass. , Economic Prospects for the Long Run

May 10, 2013 (9:30 AM ET)   Speech, 49th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, in Chicago, Ill., Monitoring the Financial System

Apr 12, 2013 (12:30 PM ET)   Speech, 2013 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference, Washington, D.C., Creating Resilient Communities

Apr 08, 2013 (7:15 PM ET)   Speech, "Maintaining Financial Stability: Holding a Tiger by the Tail" financial markets conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Stone Mountain, Ga., Stress Testing Banks: What Have We Learned?

Apr 04, 2013 (10:30 AM ET)   Remarks, 13th Annual Redefining Investment Strategy Education (RISE) Forum, in Dayton, Ohio, Financial and Economic Education

Mar 25, 2013 (1:15 PM ET)   Speech, Department of Economics and STICERD (Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines) Public Discussion in Association with the Bank of England, London School of Economics, London, England, Monetary Policy and the Global Economy

Mar 20, 2013 (2:30 PM ET)   Transcript, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C, Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference

Mar 20, 2013 (2:30 PM ET)   Press Conference, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Press Conference with Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Mar 01, 2013 (10:00 PM ET)   Speech, Annual Monetary/Macroeconomics Conference: The Past and Future of Monetary Policy, sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, in San Francisco, Calif., Long-Term Interest Rates

Feb 26, 2013 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, Before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Dec 12, 2012   Press Conference, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Press Conference with Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Dec 12, 2012   Opening Remarks, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference Opening Statement

Nov 20, 2012 (12:15 PM ET)   Speech, New York Economic Club in New York, N.Y., The Economic Recovery and Economic Policy

Nov 15, 2012 (1:20 PM ET)   Speech, At the Operation HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit, Atlanta, Ga., Challenges in Housing and Mortgage Markets

Oct 14, 2012   Speech, Challenges of the Global Financial System: Risks and Governance under Evolving Globalization, A High-Level Seminar sponsored by Bank of Japan-International Monetary Fund, in Tokyo, Japan, U.S. Monetary Policy and International Implications

Oct 01, 2012   Speech, Economic Club of Indiana in Indianapolis, Ind., Five Questions about the Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy

Sep 13, 2012   Press Conference, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Press Conference with Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Sep 13, 2012   Opening Remarks, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference Opening Statement

Aug 31, 2012   Speech, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium, in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Monetary Policy since the Onset of the Crisis

Aug 07, 2012   Remarks, Conversation with the Chairman: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting, Federal Reserve Board, in Washington, D.C., Financial Education

Aug 06, 2012   Speech, 32nd General Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, Cambridge, Mass. (via prerecorded video) , Economic Measurement

Jul 24, 2012   Speech, Children's Defense Fund National Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio (via prerecorded video), Early Childhood Education

Jul 18, 2012   Testimony, before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Jul 17, 2012   Testimony, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, in Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Jun 20, 2012   Press Conference, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Press Conference with Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Jun 20, 2012   Opening Remarks, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference

Jun 07, 2012   Testimony, Before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, in Washington, D.C., Economic Outlook and Policy

May 10, 2012   Speech, 48th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, Chicago, Ill. (via satellite), Banks and Bank Lending: The State of Play

Apr 25, 2012   Opening Remarks, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference

Apr 25, 2012   Press Conference, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Press Conference with Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Apr 13, 2012   Speech, Russell Sage Foundation and The Century Foundation Conference on "Rethinking Finance," New York, N.Y., Some Reflections on the Crisis and the Policy Response

Apr 09, 2012   Speech, 2012 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Financial Markets Conference, Stone Mountain, Ga., Fostering Financial Stability

Mar 29, 2012   Presentation, George Washington University School of Business, Washington, D.C., This is the last of the four-part lecture series, "The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis."

Mar 27, 2012   Video Interview, ABC News, Ben Bernanke on Jobs, Housing and Economy

Mar 27, 2012   Video, George Washington University School of Business, Washington, D.C., Chairman Bernanke's College Lecture Series, The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis, Part 3

Mar 27, 2012   Presentation, George Washington University School of Business, Washington, D.C., Part three of the four-part lecture series, "The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis."

Mar 26, 2012   Speech, National Association for Business Economics Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., Recent Developments in the Labor Market

Mar 23, 2012   Opening Remarks, Federal Reserve Conference on Central Banking: Before, During, and After the Crisis, in Washington, D.C., Opening Remarks

Mar 22, 2012   Video, George Washington University School of Business, Washington, D.C., Chairman Bernanke's College Lecture Series: The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis, Part 2

Mar 22, 2012   Presentation, George Washington University School of Business, Washington, D.C., Part two of the four-part lecture series, "The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis."

Mar 21, 2012   Testimony, Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives, in Washington, D.C., The European Economic and Financial Situation

Mar 20, 2012   Video, George Washington University School of Business, Washington, D.C., Chairman Bernanke's College Lecture Series: The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis, Part 1

Mar 20, 2012   Presentation, George Washington University School of Business, Part one of the four-part lecture series, "The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis."

Mar 14, 2012   Speech, At the Independent Community Bankers of America National Convention and Techworld, Nashville, Tennessee (via prerecorded video) , Community Banking

Mar 01, 2012   Testimony, Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Feb 29, 2012   Testimony, Before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, in Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Feb 16, 2012   Speech, The Future of Community Banking Conference, sponsored by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, Community Banking

Feb 10, 2012   Speech, 2012 National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show in Orlando, Florida, Housing Markets in Transition

Feb 07, 2012   Testimony, Before the Committee on the Budget, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook and the Federal Budget Situation

Feb 02, 2012   Testimony, Before the Committee on the Budget, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook and the Federal Budget Situation

Jan 25, 2012   Press Conference, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Press Conference with Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Jan 25, 2012   Opening Remarks, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference

Nov 15, 2011   Video Interview, CNBC, Part 5: European Markets & the Fed

Nov 10, 2011   Remarks, Town Hall Meeting with Soldiers and and Their Families, Fort Bliss, Texas, Remarks

Nov 09, 2011   Welcoming Remarks, Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship during an Economic Recovery, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Welcoming Remarks

Nov 02, 2011   Opening Remarks, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference

Nov 02, 2011   Press Conference, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Press Conference with the Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Oct 18, 2011   Speech, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 56th Economic Conference, Boston, Mass., The Effects of the Great Recession on Central Bank Doctrine and Practice

Oct 04, 2011   Video, The Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C, Economic Outlook and Recent Monetary Policy Actions

Oct 04, 2011   Testimony, The Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C., Economic Outlook and Recent Monetary Policy Actions

Sep 28, 2011   Speech, Cleveland Clinic "Ideas for Tomorrow" Series, Cleveland, Ohio, Lessons from Emerging Market Economies on the Sources of Sustained Growth

Sep 15, 2011   Opening Remarks, Conference on the Regulation of Systemic Risk, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Opening Remarks

Sep 08, 2011   Speech, The Economic Club of Minnesota Luncheon, Minneapolis, Minn., The U.S. Economic Outlook

Aug 26, 2011   Speech, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyo., The Near- and Longer-Term Prospects for the U.S. Economy

Jul 21, 2011   Testimony, The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Dodd-Frank Act

Jul 14, 2011   Testimony, The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Jul 13, 2011   Testimony, The Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Jun 22, 2011   Opening Remarks, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference

Jun 22, 2011   Press Conference, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Press Conference with the Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Jun 14, 2011   Speech, Annual Conference of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Washington, D.C., Fiscal Sustainability

Jun 07, 2011   Speech, International Monetary Conference, Atlanta, Ga., The U.S. Economic Outlook

May 16, 2011   Speech, Conference on "New Building Blocks for Jobs and Economic Growth," Washington, D.C. , Promoting Research and Development: The Government's Role

May 12, 2011   Testimony, The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Dodd-Frank Implementation: Monitoring Systemic Risk and Promoting Financial Stability

May 05, 2011   Speech, 47th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, Chicago, Ill., Implementing a Macroprudential Approach to Supervision and Regulation

Apr 29, 2011   Speech, Federal Reserve Community Affairs Research Conference, Arlington, Va., Community Development in Challenging Times

Apr 29, 2011   Video, Federal Reserve Community Affairs Research Conference, Arlington, Va., Bernanke on the Community

Apr 27, 2011   Opening Remarks, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Transcript of Chairman Bernanke’s Press Conference

Apr 27, 2011   Press Conference, Martin Building, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., Press Conference with the Chairman of the FOMC, Ben S. Bernanke

Apr 12, 2011   Testimony, Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Statement by Chairman Bernanke on financial literacy

Apr 04, 2011   Speech, 2011 Financial Markets Conference, Stone Mountain, Ga., Clearinghouses, Financial Stability, and Financial Reform

Mar 23, 2011   Speech, Independent Community Bankers of America National Convention, San Diego, Calif., Community Banking in a Period of Recovery and Change

Mar 02, 2011   Video, The Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Mar 02, 2011   Speech, Annual Awards Dinner of the Citizens Budget Commission, New York, N.Y., Challenges for State and Local Governments

Mar 02, 2011   Testimony, The Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Mar 01, 2011   Testimony, The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Mar 01, 2011   Video, The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Feb 18, 2011   Speech, Banque de France Financial Stability Review Launch Event, Paris, France, Global Imbalances: Links to Economic and Financial Stability

Feb 17, 2011   Video, The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act

Feb 17, 2011   Testimony, The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act

Feb 09, 2011   Video, The Committee on the Budget, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook and Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Feb 09, 2011   Testimony, The Committee on the Budget, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook and Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Feb 03, 2011   Video, National Press Club, Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook and Macroeconomic Policy

Feb 03, 2011   Speech, National Press Club, Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook and Macroeconomic Policy

Jan 13, 2011   Panel Discussion, FDIC forum on Overcoming Obstacles to Small Business Lending, Arlington, Va., Bernanke, Bair on Lending

Jan 13, 2011   Panel Discussion, FDIC forum on Overcoming Obstacles to Small Business Lending, Arlington, Va., Bernanke: More Optimistic

Jan 13, 2011   Panel Discussion, FDIC forum on Overcoming Obstacles to Small Business Lending, Arlington, Va., Bernanke, Bair on Economy

Jan 07, 2011   Testimony, The Committee on the Budget, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook and Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Dec 27, 2010   Q&A, Time Magazine, Readers' Questions for Ben Bernanke

Dec 06, 2010   Video Interview, CBS' 60 Minutes, The Economy and the Fed's Quantitative Easing Program

Nov 30, 2010   Video, "Conversation on the Economy" with Business Leaders in Columbus, Ohio, The Economy, Unemployment and the Outlook for 2011

Nov 19, 2010   Speech, Sixth European Central Bank Central Banking Conference, Frankfurt, Germany, Rebalancing the Global Recovery

Nov 19, 2010   Speech, Sixth European Central Bank Central Banking Conference, Frankfurt, Germany, Emerging from the Crisis: Where Do We Stand?

Nov 04, 2010   Editorial, The Washington Post, What the Fed Did and Why: Supporting the Recovery and Sustaining Price Stability

Oct 25, 2010   Remarks, The Federal Reserve System and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Conference on Mortgage Foreclosures and the Future of Housing, Arlington, Va., Housing

Oct 19, 2010   Brief Remarks, Grand Opening of the Junior Achievement Finance Park, Fairfax, Va., Financial Education

Oct 15, 2010   Speech, The Revisiting Monetary Policy in a Low-Inflation Environment Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, Mass., Monetary Policy Objectives and Tools in a Low-Inflation Environment

Oct 04, 2010   Speech, The Annual Meeting of the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council, Providence, R.I., Fiscal Sustainability and Fiscal Rules

Sep 30, 2010   Testimony, The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., Regulatory Reform Implementation

Sep 30, 2010   Welcoming Remarks, The Federal Reserve System Town Hall Meeting with Educators, Washington, D.C., Importance of Economic Education

Sep 24, 2010   Speech, The Conference Co-sponsored by the Center for Economic Policy Studies and the Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., Implications of the Financial Crisis for Economics

Sep 02, 2010   Testimony, Before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, Washington, D.C., Causes of the Recent Financial and Economic Crisis

Aug 27, 2010   Speech, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyo., The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

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