Discussion on the Current Economy
Remarks by Charles L. Evans, President and Chief Executive, Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Club of Indiana Indianapolis, Ind.
Perspectives on the U.S. economy and monetary policy
Monetary Policy and Banks and the Rise of Global Protectionism; Global Interdependence Center; Banque de France; Paris, France President Charles Plosser offers his views on growth, unemployment, and inflation expectations. He also discusses why the Fed faces a communications challenge with the economy so close to the unemployment threshold of 6.5 percent. He gave similar remarks on March 6 in London.
Did quantitative easing work?
Did QE lower yields and stimulate the economy? What about risks? Weighing the evidence requires a bit of theory.
Views on the Economy and Monetary Policy Loretta J. Mester; The Economic Club of Pittsburgh, the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, CFA Society Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Association for Financial Professionals, Pittsburgh, PA
My talk today also lets me explain my views on monetary policy. Congress has given the Fed its monetary policy goals of maximum employment and price stability. At the same time, Congress has also wisely granted the Fed independence in setting monetary policy in pursuit of those goals, meaning that policy decisions are insulated from short-run political considerations. But accountability must go hand in hand with that independence. I call this ?accountable independence.? In order for the public and Congress to have the information they need to hold the Fed accountable for monetary policy ...
Economic Outlook and Policy
Remarks delivered by Charles Evans before the Evanston Civic Leaders Breakfast on October 19, 2010, in Evanston, Ill.
Unrealized gains: investing in our region's economic and human capital potential
President Patrick T. Harker discusses investing in our region?s economic and human capital potential at Capital for Communities: Pay for Success Financing, a conference hosted by the Philadelphia Fed's Community Development Studies & Education Department.
Economic Outlook Symposium: Summary of 2017 Results and 2018 Forecasts
According to participants in the Chicago Fed?s annual Economic Outlook Symposium, the U.S. economy is forecasted to grow at a pace slightly above average in 2018, with inflation moving up a little and the unemployment rate remaining low.
Economic Outlook Symposium: Summary of 2018 Results and 2019 Forecasts
According to participants in the Chicago Fed?s annual Economic Outlook Symposium (EOS), the U.S. economy is forecasted to grow at a pace somewhat above average in 2019, with inflation ticking down and the unemployment rate remaining low.
Global capital flows from China
Jun Nie and Nicholas Sly examine recent trends in capital flows from China and the implications for the United States.
U.S. Business Applications Surge in the Face of COVID-19
Business formation in the United States has been on a decline for several decades. Most prior economic recessions have accelerated this trend. However, the recent economic downturn associated with COVID-19 appears to have had the opposite effect: business formation, as measured by business applications, has actually surged since late May.