Statements and Speeches of William Poole
William Poole served as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from March 23, 1998, to March 31, 2008.
1998 to 2008
- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
- Public Statements of Presidents of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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July 15, 1998 - Economic growth: Is the Fed irrelevant?
Presented to the St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association, Leadership Circle.
September 16, 1998 - A policymaker confronts uncertainty
Presented to the St. Louis Gateway Chapter of the National Association for Business Economics, St. Louis.
October 22, 1998 - Is inflation too low?
Remarks prepared for 16th Annual Monetary Conference, Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.
October 26, 1998 - Whither the U.S. credit markets?
Remarks before a meeting of the Construction Financial Managers Association, co-sponsored by the Associated Builders and Contractors and the Builders Exchange, Louisville, Kentucky.
December 3, 1998 - That mysterious FOMC
Remarks before a meeting of the Economic Club of Memphis, Tennessee.
January 12, 1999 - The structure of our changing banking industry: Let the market decide
Remarks before the Missouri Bankers Association, Acapulco, Mexico.
January 21, 1999 - The U.S. credit markets: Is the trauma over?
Remarks before the St. Louis Society of Financial Analysts, St. Louis.
February 12, 1999 - What is the Fed doing in the education business?
Remarks before the Academy of Economics and Finance, Little Rock.
March 16, 1999 - Monetary policy rules?
The Jeffrey and Kathryn Cole Honors College Lecture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
April 16, 1999 - A St. Louis Fed perspective on long-term economic growth
Remarks before the National Association of Manufacturers, Board of Directors Meeting, Tucson, Arizona.
April 28, 1999 - The Federal Reserve as a democratic institution
The Hutchinson Lecture, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.
July 29, 1999 - Inflation hawk = Employment dove
Remarks before the Center for the Study of American Business, Washington University in St. Louis.
August 6, 1999 - Synching, not sinking, the markets
Meeting of the Philadelphia Council for Business Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
September 21, 1999 - Are real interest rates too high?
Money marketeers of New York University, New York City.
September 27, 1999 - Prosperity: Just how good has it been for the labor market?
Missouri State Treasurer, Missouri Municipal League, GFOA of Missouri, Missouri School Board Association, Missouri County Treasurers Association, Jefferson City, Missouri.
October 26, 1999 - Productivity puzzles
University of Tennessee. Martin, Tennessee.
November 4, 1999 - Communicating the stance of monetary policy
University of Missouri, Columbia.
December 2, 1999 - The international connection: The Asian crisis and U.S. economic activity
Noonday Club Meeting, St. Louis.
February 16, 2000 - The impact of monetary policy on agriculture
ASU Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas.
February 24, 2000 - Great monetary myths
St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri.
April 7, 2000 - Perspectives on productivity
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois.
October 11, 2000 - Monetary aggregates and monetary policy in the 21st century
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Massachusetts.
October 14, 2000 - Confidence and central banking
Fain lecture in celebration of George Borts' 50th year as Professor of Economics at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
November 28, 2000 - Expectations
22nd Henry Thornton Lecture, City University Business School, London, England.
November 30, 2000 - How well do the markets understand Fed policy?
Center for Financial Studies, Frankfurt, Germany.
January 15, 2001 - Monetary policy in uncertain times
Missouri Bankers Association Senior Bank Management Conference, Acapulco, Mexico.
January 18, 2001 - Coping with monetary policy risks
Risk Management Association, Memphis.
February 15, 2001 - Economic forecasts and monetary policy
Arkansas Business and Economic Society and The Central Arkansas Chapter of the Risk Management Association, Little Rock.
March 27, 2001 - The euro - engine for prosperity
European Banking & Financial Forum 2001, Czech National Bank Congress Center, Prague.
April 10, 2001 - Does the United States have a current account deficit disorder?
Business and Community Leaders Luncheon, The Lannom Center, Dyersburg, Tennessee.
May 4, 2001 - Getting markets in synch with monetary policy
First Annual Missouri Economics Conference, University of Missouri-Columbia.
September 5, 2001 - What role for asset prices in U.S. monetary policy?
Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois.
September 10, 2001 - The role of monetary policy in the current macroeconomic environment
National Association for Business Economics 43rd Annual Meeting, New York City, New York.
September 20, 2001 - Our economic prospects: One economist's perspective
Risk Management Association, Evansville, Indiana.
October 18, 2001 - The role of government in U.S. capital markets
The Institute of Governmental Affairs, University of California at Davis.
November 20, 2001 - Market responses to economic stress
Little Rock Downtown Rotary Club, Little Rock Arkansas.
November 27, 2001 - Financial system robustness
Financial Executives International, St. Louis.
November 30, 2001 - Central bank transparency: Why and how?
The Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum, Philadelphia.
January 11, 2002 - What is happening in the U.S. economy?
AAIM Management Association, St. Louis.
January 21, 2002 - Flation
International Mass Retail Association (IMRA), Scottsdale, Arizona.
February 2, 2002 - Eulogy for Darryl R. Francis, 1912-2002
Delivered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
February 13, 2002 - The role of anecdotal information in Fed policymaking
Century Club Breakfast, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis.
March 8, 2002 - The role of finance in the investment bust of 2001
Annual Southwestern Finance Association Meeting, St. Louis.
April 4, 2002 - Dynamics of the recession and the recovery
Lambuth University, Jackson, Tennessee
April 11, 2002 - Inflation, recession, and the recovery
Midwest Economic Education Conference, St. Louis.
April 25, 2002 - As easy as PIE: productivity, innovation, and education
Annual technology transfer showcase for the University of Missouri system.
July 12, 2002 - Fed policy to the bond yield
Midwest Region of the National Association of State Treasurers, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis.
August 4, 2002 - Financial stability
The Council of State Governments Southern Legislative Conference Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.
August 26, 2002 - Taking stock: The state of the business recovery
Midwestern States Association of Tax Administrators Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
October 22, 2002 - The Fed's role in community development
Talk given at Rays of Hope: A New Day for America's Distressed Urban Areas Conference, East St. Louis, Illinois.
November 15, 2002 - From professor to policy maker: Emerging from the shadow
Washington University's Olin School of Business, St. Louis, Missouri.
December 5, 2002 - Institutions for stable prices: How to design an optimal central bank law.
First conference of the Monetary Stability Foundation at the Regional Office of Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt, Germany.
December 20, 2002 - Growth prospects for the U.S. economy
Address before the AAIM Management Association, St. Louis.
February 28, 2003 - Whither investment?
Missouri Valley Economics Association, St. Louis, Missouri.
March 5, 2003 - Booms, recessions, and the economically disadvantaged
School of Business & Management, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
March 10, 2003 - Housing in the economy
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Symposium, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.
April 10, 2003 - The labor market and economic growth
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Third Annual Rutman Lecture, Edwardsville, Illinois.
April 15, 2003 - Shocks and more shocks
Thirteenth Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies Session on Monetary Policy and the U.S. and World Economies. The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, New York City.
April 24, 2003 - The Fed's role in maintaining financial stability
University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas.
May 19, 2003 - The labor market and economic growth
Washington Legislative Update Conference, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Washington, D.C.
August 21, 2003 - Fed transparency: How, not whether
Luncheon address before the Global Interdependence Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
September 4, 2003 - Prospects and risks in the bond market
Dinner address before the St. Louis Financial Analysts Society.
September 25, 2003 - The role for self-regulation and voluntary compliance incentives in the design of pension systems
Address before the OECD Conference on Pension Reform in Russia: From Legislation to Implementation, Moscow.
October 14, 2003 - Economic growth and the real rate of interest
Address before Bryant College, Providence, Rhode Island.
November 14, 2003 - A perspective on U.S. international capital flows
Address before the Tucson Chapter of the Association for Investment Management Research (AIMR), Tucson, Arizona.
November 19, 2003 - A perspective on U.S. international trade
Address before the Louisville Society of Financial Analysts, Louisville, Kentucky.
November 21, 2003 - A monetary policymaker's perspective
Address and panel discussion before the Cato Institute Book Forum Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the publication "A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960" by Milton Friedman and Anna J. Schwartz (Princeton University Press, 1963). Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.
February 24, 2004 - State of the U.S. Economy
Address before AAIM Management Association, St. Louis, Missouri.
February 25, 2004 - Best guesses and surprises
Address before the Charlotte Economics Club, Charlotte, North Carolina.
March 25, 2004 - Trade, wages, and employment
Address before the LeMoyne-Owen College, Memphis, Tennessee.
March 30, 2004 - Allowing entrepreneurship
Address before the Evansville Rotary Club, Evansville, Indiana.
April 6, 2004 - Inflation signals and inflation noise
Address before the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Peabody Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas.
May 6, 2004 - Panel on government sponsored enterprises
Remarks before the 40th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, Chicago.
June 15, 2004 - Free trade: Why are economists and noneconomists so far apart?
Globalization and Outsourcing Conference, Reuters America, Inc.
September 10, 2004 - Panel discussion on challenges for U.S. businesses
'Growing Global' program with the World Trade Center in St. Louis, MO
October 4, 2004 - World population trends and challenges
Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.
October 6, 2004 - FOMC transparency
Ozark chapter of the Society of Financial Services Professionals, Springfield, Missouri.
October 19, 2004 - Social security reform and demographic reality
Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi.
November 27, 2004 - Maintaining financial stability: A central banker's perspective
Czech Economic Association Conference
January 13, 2005 - GSE risks
The St. Louis Society of Financial Analysts, St. Louis, Missouri.
January 20, 2005 - The outlook: Mississippi and the nation
Northeast Mississippi Economic Forecast Conference.
February 24, 2005 - Demographic challenges to the state pension systems around the world
Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Missouri.
March 8, 2005 - A perspective on the graying population and current account deficit
Global Economic Outlook (GEO) Conference, West Palm Beach, Florida.
April 2, 2005 - How should the Fed communicate?
"The Future of the Federal Reserve" Center for Economic Policy Studies (CEPS), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
April 7, 2005 - Improving productivity in higher education
Webster University, St. Louis, MO
April 19, 2005 - Staying out of the way of entrepreneurs
Conference on Striking the Right Notes on Entrepreneurship, Memphis, Tennessee.
May 11, 2005 - The economic outlook
AAIM Management Association, St. Louis, MO
June 14, 2005 - Understanding the term structure of interest rates
Money Marketeers, New York.
July 6, 2005 - Remarks: Panel on "After Greenspan: Whither Fed Policy?"
Western Economic Association International Conference (WEAI), San Francisco.
October 4, 2005 - How predictable is Fed policy?
University of Washington, Seattle.
October 14, 2005 - The Fed's monetary policy rule
Cato Institute, Washington. D.C.
November 9, 2005 - How dangerous is the U.S. current account deficit?
Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO
November 17, 2005 - Inflation tracking
Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY
November 30, 2005 - Communicating the Fed's policy stance
H/M Treasury, GES Conference, London, U.K.
February 16, 2006 - Inflation targeting
Junior Achievement of Arkansas Inc., Little Rock, Arkansas.
February 24, 2006 - Fed communications
St. Louis Forum, St. Louis, Missouri
March 8, 2006 - Recent developments in housing markets: A national and local perspective
St. Louis, Missouri
March 30, 2006 - The role of Federal Reserve Banks in the Federal Reserve System
Annual Global Student Investment Forum: Redefining Investment Strategy Education (RISE), University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio.
May 18, 2006 - Inversion
Global Interdependence Center Central Bank Series, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia.
June 16, 2006 - The role of anecdotal information in monetary policy
The Bank of Korea International Conference on Monetary Policy in an Environment of Low Inflation, Seoul, Korea.
July 31, 2006 - Chinese growth: A source of U.S. export opportunities
Fiscal Affairs & Government Operations Committee, The Council of State Governments' Southern Legislative Conference, Louisville, Kentucky.
August 31, 2006 - Understanding the Fed
Speech given during the Dyer County Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Luncheon in Dyersburg, Tennessee.
September 11, 2006 - The monetary policy model
National Association of Business Economics Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.
September 29, 2006 - Data dependence
Middle Tennessee State University, Annual Economic Outlook Conference, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
October 16, 2006 - Data, data, and yet more data
The Association for University Business and Economic Research Annual Meeting, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
November 14, 2006 - U.S. labor input in coming years
Chartered Financial Analysts Society of Philadelphia, Wilmington, Delaware.
November 16, 2006 - Responding to financial crises: What role for the Fed?
Panel discussion at the Cato Institute, 24th Annual Monetary Conference, Washington D.C.
January 17, 2007 - The GSEs: Where do we stand?
Chartered Financial Analysts of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri.
February 9, 2007 - State of the U.S. economy
AAIM Management Association, St. Louis.
February 15, 2007 - U.S. Saving
CFA Society of Nebraska
March 2, 2007 - Energy prices and the U.S. business cycle
Global Interdependence Center Abroad in Chile Conference, American Chamber of Commerce in Chile Breakfast, Santiago, Chile.
March 5, 2007 - Inflation , financial stability, and economic growth
Global Interdependence Center (GIC) Abroad in Chile Conference, Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Santiago, Chile.
April 2, 2007 - Understanding inflation
New York Chapter of the National Association for Business Economics, New York.
April 16, 2007 - Changing world demographics and trade imbalances
The American European Community Association, Brussels, Belgium.
July 20, 2007 - Reputation and the non-prime mortgage market
St. Louis Association of Real Estate Professionals, St. Louis.
July 24, 2007 - Energy and the U.S. Macro Economy
Wilmington Club, Wilmington, Delaware.
July 25, 2007 - Greece and the Euro
Global Independence Center Black Tie Gala in Celebration of Greece. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 31, 2007 - Milton and money stock control
Milton Friedman luncheon, University of Missouri- Columbia, Columbia, Missouri .
August 17, 2007 - U.S. export opportunities
Arkansas Minority Business Development Roundtable, Little Rock, Arkansas.
August 25, 2007 - Protecting exports
Session on Regional Economic Trends, Southern Governors' Association Meeting, Biloxi, Mississippi.
September 6, 2007 - Jobs and trade
Delivered at the European Economics & Financial Centre Conference, London
September 28, 2007 - Thinking like a central banker
Market News International, New York.
October 9, 2007 - Real estate in the U.S. economy
Speech before the Industrial Asset Management Council Convention, St. Louis
November 7, 2007 - Market healing
Speech delivered at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Minnesota
November 30, 2007 - Market bailouts and the "Fed put"
Given before the Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.
January 9, 2008 - Dollars and sense
Speech given before the Financial Planning Association of Missouri and Southern Illinois, St. Louis.
February 11, 2008 - Reflections
Speech given before the St. Louis Gateway Chapter of the National Association for Business Economics, St. Louis.
February 20, 2008 - Inflation dynamics
Speech delivered at Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri
February 29, 2008 - Panel discussion on balancing financial stability, price stability, and macroeconomic stability: How important is moral hazard?
U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, New York
March 6, 2008 - Financial innovation: Engine of growth or source of instability?
Speech delivered at the University of Illinois-Springfield, Springfield, Illinois.