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James Bullard, President and CEO

Latest Remarks and Interviews:

June 22, 2019. Presentation. "Classic Policy Benchmarks for Heterogeneous-Agent Economies," Expectations in Dynamic Macroeconomic Models 2019, Barcelona GSE and MOVE (Markets, Organizations and Votes in Economics), Barcelona, Spain.
Presentation (pdf).
June 21, 2019. President Bullard Explains His Recent FOMC Dissent, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis On the Economy blog.
June 3, 2019. Presentation. "Remarks on the Current Stance of U.S. Monetary Policy," Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
May 22, 2019. Presentation. "Classic Policy Benchmarks for Heterogeneous Agent Economies," Monetary Policy and Heterogeneity Conference, Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Hong Kong, China.
Presentation (pdf).
May 22, 2019. Presentation. "A Successful Normalization of Monetary Policy in the U.S.," Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, China.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
May 21, 2019. Bullard Discusses Low Inflation and U.S. Monetary Policy with Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia
St. Louis Fed President Jim Bullard shared his views on inflation, interest rates, trade and the Fed’s normalization program during an interview with Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia in Hong Kong.
May 16, 2019. Presentation. "The Monetary Policy Implications of a Low R-Star: An Update," Joint DNB/ECB Workshop on the Natural Rate of Interest, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Presentation (pdf).
May 3, 2019. Policy Panel. "Nominal GDP Targeting as 'Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses'," Strategies for Monetary Policy: A Policy Conference, Policy Panel on “Monetary Strategies in Practice,” Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Presentation (pdf) | Event Video.
May 3, 2019. Bullard Discusses Monetary Policy, Inflation, GDP Outlook on CNBC
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on U.S. monetary policy, inflation and inflation expectations, the latest jobs report, his outlook for GDP growth in 2019, and the Fed’s dual mandate during an interview with CNBC.
April 19, 2019. "James Bullard Discusses Nominal GDP Targeting," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Timely Topics podcast. Related articles in Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, Second Quarter 2019, and On the Economy blog, May 16, 2019.
April 17, 2019. President Bullard Discusses U.S. Economy on Yahoo Finance
In an interview with Yahoo Finance, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views about the U.S. economy, monetary policy, the Fed’s balance sheet and the yield curve, among other topics.
April 17, 2019. Presentation. "Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses," 28th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.
Presentation (pdf).
April 15, 2019. President's Message. "Gateway to the World’s Economic Data," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Annual Report 2018.
Related article in the St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog, June 10, 2019.
April 11, 2019. Presentation. "A Successful Normalization, With Challenges Ahead," Community Development Foundation of Tupelo, Tupelo, Miss.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Photos | Video.
April 5, 2019. Article. "The St. Louis Fed’s Focus on Women in Economics," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, First Quarter 2019.
Related article in the St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog, April 8, 2019.
March 28, 2019. Presentation. "Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses," Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.
Presentation (pdf) | Transcript (pdf).
March 28, 2019. Article. "Can Monetary Policy Benefit Everyone in Society?" St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog.
Related working paper (with Riccardo DiCecio), "Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses," March 2019.

James Bullard is the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In this role, he oversees the activities of the Eighth Federal Reserve District. He also participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, or FOMC, which sets the direction of U.S. monetary policy.
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