CNBC’s Steve Liesman interviews San Francisco Fed President John C. Williams!
CNBC’s Steve Liesman interviews San Francisco Fed President John C. Williams
Photograph by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

The Fed is widely expected to raise the Federal Funds Rate from an unprecedented near zero level sometime this year. But in recent interviews, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John C. Williams stresses that the decision will be “data-driven, not date-driven.”

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Economic Letter

Competing for Jobs: Local Taxes and Incentives

Posted February 23, 2015

State and local governments often offer tax incentives to attract businesses to their area. Debate focuses on whether incentives encourage development, or whether what benefits one area reduces economic activity elsewhere. Key to this debate is distinguishing what is best from a local versus a national perspective.

FedViews

FedViews: February 12, 2015

Posted February 17, 2015

Simon Kwan, senior research advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, states his views on the current economy and the outlook.

Inflation Targeting and the Global Financial Crisis:  Successes and Challenges

Inflation Targeting and the Global Financial Crisis: Successes and Challenges

Posted October 31, 2014

Essay presentation to the South African Reserve Bank Conference on Fourteen Years of Inflation Targeting in South Africa and the Challenge of a Changing Mandate
Pretoria, South Africa

Beige Book

Posted January 14, 2015

Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District

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