Transparency and monetary policy
Presented by Charles I. Plosser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, University of California, Santa Barbara Economic Forecast Project 2012, May 3, 2012
Investing in America’s Workforce
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker spoke at the Fed?s Investing in America?s Workforce conference in Austin, TX. His presentation covered the findings of a new Fed report on workforce development.
On Balance: All Things Considered on the Road to Normal
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker discussed the U.S. and global economies and the Fed?s monetary policy outlook at the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Ninth Economists? Meeting in Frankfurt, Germany. Regarding unwinding the balance sheet, Harker said a "slow and steady approach" that leads to a gradual decrease in average reserves is ?not only the safer option, it has the additional advantage of reducing uncertainty. ..."
Adaptation: How Educators and Employees Evolve to Meet the Needs of a Changing Landscape
"The changing landscape of the labor market offers an opportunity to assess how we?re preparing today?s students for tomorrow?s jobs,? said Philadelphia Fed President Patrick T. Harker today in his remarks on the role of higher education
Economic Outlook and Building an Inclusive Recovery
President Patrick T. Harker told an audience at the Center City Proprietors Association that the path of the U.S. economy for the rest of the year depends largely on developments involving COVID-19. Addressing the audience virtually, Harker also said he hoped the next period of economic growth would be “strong and more inclusive than the last.”
Speaking to the audience at the New Jersey Bankers Annual Leadership Forum, Philadelphia Fed President and CEO Patrick Harker said that, like the national economy, the “region’s economy reflects weakening conditions in business and interest-rate sensitive areas such as housing, but maintains significant strengths, particularly in the labor market.” In light of the strength of labor markets, Harker said he expects “GDP growth will be modest, but I’m not forecasting a recession.”
A limited central bank
Cato Institute's 31st Annual Monetary Conference ? Was The Fed a Good Idea? November 14, 2013, Washington, D.C.> President Charles I. Plosser proposes setting limits on the Federal Reserve so that it can better fulfill what he believes is its essential role. He considers restrictions on the types of assets the Fed can buy to limit its interference with markets. He also touches on the Fed's governance and accountability and ways to implement policies that limit discretion and improve outcomes.
A Brief History of the Fed Universe
In remarks to the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce in New Jersey, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick T. Harker kept his outlook in line with that of recent weeks. ?I continue to be in wait-and-see mode, and my outlook for rates remains, at most, one hike for 2019 and one for 2020,? he said.
Economic Outlook Amid COVID-19
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick T. Harker told an audience at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs that he foresees two possible paths for the U.S. economy. Addressing the council via Zoom, Harker said which path we take depends on how measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 play out.
A perspective on the economic outlook: a speech for the New Jersey Bankers Association, May 12, 2011, Aventura, Florida
Presented by Charles I. Plosser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, New Jersey Bankers Association, May 12, 2011, Aventura, Florida