Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President and CEO John C. Williams

San Francisco Fed President and CEO John C. Williams discusses the value of higher education as a foundation for lifelong learning. The arc of one's life and career choices are influenced by the continuous pursuit of knowledge, and even lessons that don't appear to have a pragmatic purpose are vital to our success later in life.

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Economic Letter

Is Transition to Inflation Targeting Good for Growth?

Posted May 4, 2015

While an inflation target can help a country stabilize inflation, the implications for growth are less clear. Advanced economies grew more immediately following the transition to inflation targeting, but developing economies experienced only modest gains close to their trend.

Monetary Policy and the Independence Dilemma

Monetary Policy and the Independence Dilemma

Posted May 1, 2015

Presentation to Chapman University
Orange, California‚Ä®

FedViews

FedViews: April 9, 2015

Posted April 13, 2015

Mary C. Daly, senior vice president and associate director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, states her views on the current economy and the outlook.

Beige Book

Posted April 15, 2015

Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District

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