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James Bullard, President and CEO

Latest Remarks and Interviews:

January 9, 2020. Presentation. "A Soft Landing in 2020?" Economic Forecast Luncheon, Wisconsin Bankers Association, Madison, Wis.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Video.
December 6, 2019. Presentation. "Classic Policy Benchmarks for Economies with Substantial Inequality," Heterogeneous Agents or Heterogeneous Information: Which Route for Monetary Policy?, Banque de France and CEPR, Paris, France.
Presentation (pdf).
This was an academic talk. This material was presented before at conferences in Hong Kong, May 23, 2019; Barcelona, June 22, 2019; St. Louis, July 8, 2019; and Pretoria, October 24, 2019.
November 26, 2019. Article. "President’s Message: A Year in Review," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, Fourth Quarter 2019. This article also appeared in the St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog.
November 14, 2019. Presentation. "The FOMC’s Substantial Turn during 2019," Rotary Club of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Photos.
October 24, 2019. Presentation. "Classic Policy Benchmarks for Economies with Substantial Inequality," South African Reserve Bank Biennial Conference, Managing External Vulnerabilities: Implications for Emerging Market Economies, Pretoria, South Africa.
Presentation (pdf).
October 15, 2019. Bullard Discusses U.S. Monetary Policy on Bloomberg TV
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said the U.S. economy is generally in good shape, but he emphasized that it faces some downside risk from trade uncertainty.
October 15, 2019. Presentation. "Insurance against Downside Risk for the U.S. Economy," 2019 Monetary and Financial Policy Conference, London, United Kingdom.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.

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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