James Bullard, President and CEO

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December 5, 2016. Presentation. "The Low Real Interest Rate Regime Post-Election: Is There a Switch?" Economic Club of Phoenix 53rd Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon, W.P. Carey School of Business, ASU, Phoenix, Ariz.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
President Bullard on Panel at Frankfurt European Banking Congress
November 18, 2016. President Bullard on Panel at Frankfurt European Banking Congress
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard participated in a panel discussion at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress in Frankfurt, Germany. He shared his views on multiple topics, including the potential impact of proposed legislative action on the U.S. economy, the St. Louis Fed’s regime-based approach to near-term U.S. macroeconomic and monetary policy projections, and whether he currently sees a bubble in the U.S. economy.
Bloomberg TV interview with St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, Nov. 18, 2016 | St. Louis Fed
November 18, 2016. President Bullard Discusses U.S. Growth Prospects, Low Interest Rates on Bloomberg
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on the aftermath of the U.S. election in an interview on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas” conducted at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress. He talked about the potential impact of proposed legislative action on the U.S. economy. He also discussed what is driving the low real (inflation-adjusted) returns on short-term government debt and indicated he did not see on the horizon any abrupt change from the current low-real-interest-rate regime. He said that the Fed should make monetary policy appropriately for that regime.
November 16, 2016. Presentation. "U.S. Monetary Policy in the Aftermath of the U.S. Presidential Election," UBS European Conference 2016, Monetary Policy after QE, London, United Kingdom.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
November 10, 2016. Presentation. "Safe Real Interest Rates and Fed Policy," Commerce Bank 2016 Annual Economic Breakfast, St. Louis, Mo.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
October 24, 2016. Presentation. "One Equation to Understand the Current Monetary Policy Debate," Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER), 2016 Fall Conference, Fayetteville, Ark.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
"Higher GDP Growth in the Long Run Requires Higher Productivity Growth," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, October 2016.
"Q&A with President Bullard on New Approach to Projections," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, October 2016.

James Bullard

James Bullard
President and Chief Executive Officer

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