The Economy and the Fed in Unusual Times: A Professor Yuan-li Wu Economics Speakers Series Lecture

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
5:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Fromm Hall 120 - Xavier Auditorium
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Elbers, Krysten Cogswell
Center for Pacific Rim

The Economy and the Fed in Unusual Times

A talk by Dr. John C. Williams, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco

Nov. 14, 5:45 p.m. | Fromm Hall

Dr. Williams, a Bay Area academic of distinction, graduated from UC Berkeley, went on to the London School of Economics, then returned to earn a Ph.D. at Stanford. His research interests include monetary policy under uncertainty and imperfect information. Since 2011 he has been the Managing Editor of the International Journal of Central Banking, the same year when he was selected to head the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco where he had worked since 1999. Come hear him present his outlook for growth, unemployment, and inflation, and explain the extraordinary steps the Federal Reserve has taken to boost the economy.

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