Views on the Pandemic from Onset to Reopening the Economy
The C.D. Howe Institute invites you to join us on Wednesday, May 27 to hear the President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis unravel the complexities of U.S. monetary policy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. President James Bullard will provide an overview of the actions of the U.S. Federal Reserve from the onset of the crisis, as well as discuss what the central bank’s role will be through the recovery.
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James Bullard, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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.