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Janet L. Yellen

Chair, Board of Governors

Past Term: 8/12/1994 - 2/17/1997; Governor - Board of Governors
Past Term: 6/14/2004 - 10/3/2010; President - San Francisco
Past Term: 10/4/2010 - 2/2/2014; Vice Chair - Board of Governors
Past Term: 2/3/2014 - 2/3/2018; Chair - Board of Governors

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Chair Yellen's Remarks

Dec 13, 2017 (3:00 PM ET)   Transcript, Washington, D.C., December FOMC Press Conference

Nov 29, 2017 (8:00 AM ET)   Transcript, Washington, D.C., November Joint Economic Committee Testimony and Q&A

Nov 29, 2017 (8:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C., The Current Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

Nov 07, 2017 (3:00 PM ET)   Remarks, at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois, in Washington, D.C., accepting the 2017 Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government

Oct 20, 2017 (7:30 PM ET)   Remarks, for the 2017 Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture at the National Economists Club in Washington, D.C., A Challenging Decade and a Question for the Future

Oct 04, 2017 (3:15 PM ET)   Welcoming Remarks, at the fifth annual Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference, co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve System and Conference of State Bank Supervisors, at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Welcoming Remarks

Sep 26, 2017 (12:45 PM ET)   Speech, at the “Prospects for Growth: Reassessing the Fundamentals” 59th Annual Meeting of the National Association for Business Economics, in Cleveland, Ohio., Inflation, Uncertainty, and Monetary Policy

Sep 20, 2017 (2:00 PM ET)   Transcript, Board of Governors, Washington, D.C., September 2017 Press Conference Transcript

Aug 25, 2017 (10:00 AM ET)   Speech, at “Fostering a Dynamic Global Recovery,” a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Financial Stability a Decade after the Onset of the Crisis

Jul 12, 2017 (8:30 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

May 05, 2017 (1:30 PM ET)   Speech, at “125 Years of Women at Brown Conference,” sponsored by Brown University, in Providence, R.I., So We All Can Succeed: 125 Years of Women's Participation in the Economy

Mar 28, 2017 (12:50 PM ET)   Speech, at “Creating a Just Economy,” the 2017 annual conference of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, in Washington, D.C., Addressing Workforce Development Challenges in Low-Income Communities

Mar 23, 2017 (8:00 AM ET)   Remarks, at “Strong Foundations: The Economic Futures of Kids and Communities,” the 10th Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference, in Washington, D.C., Welcoming Remarks

Mar 15, 2017   Transcript, Board of Governors, Washington, D.C., March 2017 Press Conference Transcript

Mar 03, 2017 (1:00 PM ET)   Speech, at The Executives’ Club of Chicago, in Chicago, Ill., From Adding Accommodation to Scaling It Back

Mar 03, 2017   Question and Answers, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: Q&A With Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen

Feb 14, 2017 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, in Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Jan 19, 2017 (8:00 PM ET)   Speech, at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University, in Stanford, Calif., The Economic Outlook and the Conduct of Monetary Policy

Jan 18, 2017 (3:00 PM ET)   Speech, at the Commonwealth Club, in San Francisco, Calif., The Goals of Monetary Policy and How We Pursue Them

Jan 18, 2017   Question and Answers, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: Q&A With Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen in San Francisco

Jan 12, 2017 (7:00 PM ET)   Remarks, at the Conversation with the Chair: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting, in Washington, D.C., Welcoming Remarks

Dec 19, 2016 (1:30 PM ET)   Remarks, at the University of Baltimore 2016 Midyear Commencement, in Baltimore, Md., Commencement Remarks at the University of Baltimore

Nov 17, 2016 (8:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, in Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook

Oct 14, 2016 (1:30 PM ET)   Speech, at “The Elusive ‘Great’ Recovery: Causes and Implications for Future Business Cycle Dynamics” 60th annual economic conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, in Boston, Mass., Macroeconomic Research After the Crisis

Sep 30, 2016   Question and Answers, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: Janet Yellen Q&A at Kansas City Fed Minority Bankers Forum

Sep 30, 2016   Question and Answers, Wall Street Journal Pro, Transcript: Audience Q&A With Cleveland Fed’s Loretta Mester

Sep 29, 2016 (4:00 PM ET)   Brief Remarks, at the “Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers,” sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, in Kansas City, Mo. (via videoconference)., Brief Remarks

Sep 28, 2016 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, in Washington, D.C., Supervision and Regulation

Sep 21, 2016 (2:00 PM ET)   Press Conferences, Washington, D.C., Chair Yellen FOMC Press Conference

Aug 26, 2016 (10:00 AM ET)   Speech, at “Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future,” a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, in Jackson Hole, Wyo., The Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy Toolkit: Past, Present, and Future

Jun 21, 2016 (10:00 AM ET)   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 06, 2016 (12:30 PM ET)   Speech, at The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, in Philadelphia, Pa., Current Conditions and the Outlook for the U.S. Economy

Mar 29, 2016 (11:30 AM ET)   Speech, at the Economic Club of New York, in New York, N.Y., The Outlook, Uncertainty, and Monetary Policy

Feb 10, 2016 (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

Dec 03, 2015 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, in Washington, D.C. , Economic Outlook

Dec 02, 2015 (12:25 PM ET)   Speech, Economic Club of Washington, in Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

Nov 12, 2015 (9:30 AM ET)   Welcoming Remarks, “Monetary Policy Implementation and Transmission in the Post-Crisis Period,” a research conference sponsored by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, in Washington, D.C., Welcoming Remarks

Nov 04, 2015 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, in Washington, D.C., Supervision and Regulation

Oct 20, 2015   Remarks, Induction of Carroll D. Wright and Janet L. Norwood into the Department of Labor’s Hall of Honor, U.S. Department of Labor, in Washington, D.C., Brief Remarks

Sep 30, 2015 (3:20 PM ET)   Welcoming Remarks, 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., Welcoming Remarks

Sep 24, 2015   Speech, Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in Amherst, Mass., Inflation Dynamics and Monetary Policy

Jul 15, 2015 (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, 2015 (12:00 PM ET)   Speech, City Club of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, Recent Developments and the Outlook for the Economy

May 22, 2015 (1:00 PM ET)   Speech, Providence Chamber of Commerce in Providence, R.I., The Outlook for the Economy

May 06, 2015 (9:15 AM ET)   Speech, “Finance and Society,” a conference sponsored by Institute for New Economic Thinking, in Washington, D.C., Finance and Society

Apr 02, 2015 (8:00 AM ET)   Opening Remarks, “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., Opening Remarks

Mar 27, 2015 (3:45 PM ET)   Speech, “The New Normal Monetary Policy,” a research conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, in San Francisco, Calif., Normalizing Monetary Policy: Prospects and Perspectives

Mar 03, 2015 (8:15 PM ET)   Speech, Citizens Budget Commission in New York, N.Y., Improving the Oversight of Large Financial Institutions

Feb 24, 2015 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, in Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Nov 07, 2014   Remarks, "Central Banking: The Way Forward?”, International Symposium of the Banque de France in Paris, France., Remarks at the Panel Discussion on "Shaping the Future of the Macroeconomic Policy Mix"

Oct 30, 2014 (9:00 AM ET)   Welcoming Remarks, National Summit on Diversity in the Economics Profession, Washington, D.C., Welcoming Remarks

Oct 17, 2014 (8:35 AM ET)   Speech, Conference on Economic Opportunity and Inequality, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, Mass., Perspectives on Inequality and Opportunity from the Survey of Consumer Finances

Sep 18, 2014 (8:45 AM ET)   Speech, 2014 Assets Learning Conference of the Corporation for Enterprise Development, Washington, D.C. (via prerecorded video), The Importance of Asset Building for Low and Middle Income Households

Aug 22, 2014 (10:00 AM ET)   Speech, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyo., Labor Market Dynamics and Monetary Policy

Jul 16, 2014 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Jul 15, 2014 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, in Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Jul 02, 2014 (11:00 AM ET)   Speech, 2014 Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture, International Monetary Fund, in Washington, D.C., Monetary Policy and Financial Stability

May 21, 2014 (11:00 AM ET)   Speech, New York University's 2014 Commencement, in New York, N.Y., Commencement Remarks

May 15, 2014 (7:00 PM ET)   Speech, National Small Business Week Event, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C., Small Businesses and the Recovery

May 07, 2014 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, in Washington, D.C., The Economic Outlook

May 01, 2014 (8:30 AM ET)   Speech, Independent Community Bankers of America 2014 Washington Policy Summit, in Washington, D.C., Tailored Supervision of Community Banks

Apr 16, 2014 (12:25 PM ET)   Speech, Economic Club of New York, in New York, N.Y., Monetary Policy and the Economic Recovery

Apr 15, 2014 (8:45 AM ET)   Opening Remarks, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's 2014 Financial Markets Conference, Atlanta, Ga. (via prerecorded video) , Opening Remarks

Mar 31, 2014 (9:55 AM ET)   Speech, 2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference, Chicago, Ill., What the Federal Reserve is Doing to Promote a Stronger Job Market

Mar 25, 2014   Remarks, Women’s History Month Reception, U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., Remarks on Women's History Month

Mar 19, 2014 (2:30 PM ET)   Video, CNBC, Post FOMC Press Conference

Mar 05, 2014   Remarks, Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., Remarks at the Ceremonial Swearing-in

Feb 27, 2014 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, Before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Feb 11, 2014 (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

Nov 14, 2013 (10:00 AM ET)   Testimony, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, in Washington, D.C. , Confirmation Hearing

Jun 02, 2013   Remarks, International Monetary Conference, in Shanghai, China, Regulatory Landscapes: A U.S. Perspective

Apr 16, 2013 (3:00 PM ET)   Speech, "Rethinking Macro Policy II," a conference sponsored by the International Monetary Fund, in Washington, D.C., Panel Discussion on "Monetary Policy: Many Targets, Many Instruments. Where Do We Stand?"

Apr 04, 2013 (5:00 PM ET)   Speech, Society of American Business Editors and Writers 50th Anniversary Conference, Washington, D.C., Communication in Monetary Policy

Mar 04, 2013 (8:00 AM ET)   Speech, National Association for Business Economics Policy Conference, Washington, D.C., Challenges Confronting Monetary Policy

Feb 11, 2013 (1:00 PM ET)   Speech, At the "A Trans-Atlantic Agenda for Shared Prosperity" conference sponsored by the AFL-CIO, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, and the IMK Macroeconomic Policy Institute, Washington, D.C., A Painfully Slow Recovery for America's Workers: Causes, Implications, and the Federal Reserve's Response

Jan 04, 2013 (3:30 PM ET)   Speech, American Economic Association/American Finance Association Joint Luncheon, in San Diego, Calif., Interconnectedness and Systemic Risk: Lessons from the Financial Crisis and Policy Implications

Nov 13, 2012 (3:30 PM ET)   Speech, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., Revolution and Evolution in Central Bank Communications

Oct 11, 2012   Speech, Institute of International Finance Annual Membership Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, Japan in the Global Economy II

Jun 06, 2012   Speech, Boston Economic Club Dinner in Boston, MA, Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Apr 11, 2012   Speech, Money Marketeers of New York University, New York, N.Y., The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

Nov 29, 2011   Speech, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif., Aggregate Demand and the Global Economic Recovery

Nov 11, 2011   Speech, Fourteenth Annual International Banking Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., Pursuing Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve

Oct 21, 2011   Speech, 011 Annual Meeting of the Financial Management Association International, Denver, Colo., The Outlook for the U.S. Economy and Economic Policy

Jun 09, 2011   Speech, 2011 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Policy Summit, Cleveland, Ohio, Housing Market Developments and Their Effects on Low- and Moderate-Income Neighborhoods

Jun 01, 2011   Speech, 2011 International Conference: Real and Financial Linkage and Monetary Policy, Bank of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, Assessing Potential Financial Imbalances in an Era of Accommodative Monetary Policy

May 06, 2011   Speech, Bank of Finland 200th Anniversary Conference, Helsinki, Finland, Reaping the Full Benefits of Financial Openness

Apr 11, 2011   Speech, Economic Club of New York, New York, N.Y., Commodity Prices, the Economic Outlook, and Monetary Policy

Mar 04, 2011   Speech, Banque de France International Symposium, Paris, France, Improving the International Monetary and Financial System

Feb 25, 2011   Speech, University of Chicago Booth School of Business U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, New York, N.Y., Unconventional Monetary Policy and Central Bank Communications

Jan 08, 2011   Speech, The Brimmer Policy Forum, Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting, Denver, Colo., The Federal Reserve's Asset Purchase Program

Dec 01, 2010   Speech, The Committee for Economic Development 2010 International Counterparts Conference, New York, N.Y., Fiscal Responsibility and Global Rebalancing

Oct 11, 2010   Speech, The Annual Meeting of the National Association for Business Economics, Denver, Colo., Macroprudential Supervision and Monetary Policy in the Post-crisis World

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