The Federal Reserve System and Community Development: The Why, The How, and The What 2017 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality, Cleveland, OH
Over the past 14 years, the Policy Summit has brought together community development practitioners, researchers, funders, policymakers, and others interested in strengthening our communities so that all people have the opportunity to productively engage in our economy and to share in its benefits. As is clear from the many conversations we?ve had over the past two days ? and over the past 14 years of this summit ? there are no easy answers. But there are some answers. I will touch on ?the why, the how, and the what? of this work: why we at the Fed see our community development efforts as ...
The recovery and monetary policy, a speech presented to the Oberlin College Department of Economics, Oberlin, Ohio, on December 2, 2010
In a speech at Oberlin College, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President and CEO Sandra Pianalto described the issues the Federal Reserve considers when making monetary policy decisions. She also gave her outlook on the economy and discussed why she decided that purchasing additional Treasury securities was the right course of action for the Federal Reserve.
The economic outlook, oil prices, and monetary policy, a speech to the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on March 31, 2011
In a speech to the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, President Pianalto presented her current outlook for the economic recovery and inflation, and described some risks to that outlook. She also discussed the Federal Reserve's monetary policy and the benefits of an explicit inflation objective.
The internationalization of national currencies, speech at the Comenius European Banking and Financial Forum, Czech National Bank, Prague, Czech Republic, March 27, 2007
President Pianalto discusses the characteristics of international reserve currencies and the benefits that a country - or a region such as the Eurozone - can enjoy if its currency fulfills that role. She concludes with comments on why global currency competition provides an incentive for central banks to pursue and preserve price stability.
The Economy and Monetary Policy at the Global Interdependence Center, Sarasota, FL
I thank David Kotok and his colleagues at the Global Interdependence Center for giving me the opportunity to speak with you this morning about economic developments and monetary policy. I am very happy to be here ? and not just because I left single?digit temperatures in Cleveland. No, it?s because at each GIC program I?ve attended over the years ? and there have been many ? I?ve always walked away with some new insight or perspective with which to view the economy and policy. The GIC?s Central Banking Series is an important forum for discussing economic matters of global interest, and I am ...
An Update on the Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy: 10-10-2019; Mellen Executive Speaker Series, John Carroll University, University Heights, OH
I thank Professor William Elliott and John Carroll University for inviting me to participate in the Mellen Executive Speakers series. It was a pleasure meeting with John Carroll students earlier this afternoon, and I am looking forward to the question and answer session moderated by Jack Kleinhenz. Jack is not only one of John Carroll?s impressive alumni, but he is also chief economist for the National Retail Federation, so hearing his views on the economy is always valuable. Before we get started, I thought it might be useful to set the stage by giving you a brief update of my own take on ...
Renewing our regional economy, presentation to the Cuyahoga Valley Communities Council, Brecksville, Ohio, February 16, 2006
Tonight, I will talk about a subject that I am sure is on all of our minds - renewing our region's economy. I will comment on the economic transitions we are facing in Northeast Ohio, and I will discuss the critical role that education can play in reinvigorating our region.
Financial innovation: benefits and challenges, presentation to the Community Development Policy Summit, Cleveland, Ohio, June 22, 2007
Within this increasingly complex mortgage market, policymakers must preserve the benefits of financial innovation while protecting consumers from unfair and abusive practices.
Monetary policy and the economic outlook, keynote address at the Pittsburgh Business Times 2006 CFO of the Year Awards, Pittsburgh, PA, November 6, 2006
I want to explain some of the factors that I believe have shaped current policy decisions and some of the economic signposts I am watching for on the horizon. I will begin with some perspectives on the goals and direction of monetary policy. Then I will describe how we as a nation are transitioning to a slower pace of economic growth. Finally, I will talk about some of the risks that I see to our economic outlook.