The Dow Lecture: U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy

Date: 
Tuesday, 9 February, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
Location: 
Online

For NIESR's second annual Dow lecture, we are delighted to welcome James Bullard, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to deliver a presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy.

The event will be chaired by NIESR President Sir Paul Tucker, and there will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

 

About James Bullard

James “Jim” Bullard is the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In that role, he is a participant on the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which meets regularly to set the direction of U.S. monetary policy. He also oversees the Federal Reserve’s Eighth District, including activities at the St. Louis headquarters and its branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn.

A noted economist and policymaker, Bullard makes Fed transparency and dialogue a priority on the international and national stage as well as on Main Street. He serves on the board of directors of the St. Louis Regional Chamber and the board of directors of Concordance Academy of Leadership, and he is a past board chair of the United Way U.S.A. Bullard is co-editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and a member of the Central Bank Research Association’s senior council. He is an honorary professor of economics at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also sits on the advisory council of the economics department and the advisory board of the Center for Dynamic Economics. A native of Forest Lake, Minn., Bullard received his doctorate in economics from Indiana University in Bloomington.

 

Book your place

Please reserve your place by following the link below. If you have any queries, please contact events [at] niesr.ac.uk