John C. Williams

Presidents Speeches

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

2014

Navigating toward Normal: The Road Back to the Future for Monetary Policy

Presentation to Business and Community Leaders
Las Vegas, Nevada

October 9, 2014

Opening remarks to the Los Angeles Unite for Veterans Summit

Opening remarks to the Los Angeles Unite for Veterans Summit
Los Angeles
, California


July 16, 2014

Accommodative Monetary Policy: Savior or Saboteur?

Presentation to the Utah and Montana Bankers Association

Sun Valley, Idaho


June 30, 2014

Financial Stability and Monetary Policy: Happy Marriage or Untenable Union?

Presentation to the Deutsche Bundesbank Conference
Eltville am Rhein, Germany

June 5, 2014

The Economic Recovery and Monetary Policy: The Road Back to Ordinary

Presentation to the Association of Trade and Forfaiting in the Americas
San Francisco, CA

May 22, 2014

The Federal Reserve: Inside Monetary Policy

Speech to Seattle University Albers School of Business
Seattle, Washington

March 5, 2014

Economic Conditions and Monetary Policy: A Transitional Phase

Presentation to the Money Marketeers of New York University

New York, New York


February 19, 2014

Housing, Banking, and the Recovery: The Outlook

Presentation to Lambda Alpha International and Arizona Bankers Association

Phoenix, Arizona


January 7, 2014

2013

Rebalancing the Economy: A Tale of Two Countries

Community Leaders Luncheon Speech
Los Angeles, CA

November 8, 2013

Lessons from the Financial Crisis for Unconventional Monetary Policy

Panel discussion at the NBER Conference
Boston, Massachusetts

October 18, 2013

Monetary Policy and the Recovery

Presentation to Boise Business and Community Leaders’ Luncheon
Boise, Idaho


October 10, 2013

Will Unconventional Monetary Policy Be the New Normal?1

Presentation to UC San Diego Economic Roundtable
San Diego, California

October 3, 2013

Bubbles Tomorrow and Bubbles Yesterday, but Never Bubbles Today?1 2

Presentation to the National Association for Business Economics
San Francisco, California

September 9, 2013

The Economic Outlook, Unemployment, and Monetary Policy1

Presentation to Portland Community Leaders
Portland, Oregon

September 4, 2013

The Economic Recovery: Past, Present, and Future1

Presentation to the Sonoma County Economic Development Board
Rohnert Park, California

June 28, 2013

Life’s Unpredictable Arc

Commencement Address
Economics Department
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California

May 20, 2013

The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy: Moving in the Right Direction1

Presentation to the Portland Business Journal CFO of the Year Awards Luncheon
Portland, Oregon

May 16, 2013

The Economy and the Federal Reserve: Real Progress, but Too Soon to Relax1

Presentation to Town Hall Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

April 3, 2013

The Economy and Monetary Policy: Follow the Demand 1

Presentation to The Forecasters Club
New York, New York

February 21, 2013

The Economy and Monetary Policy in Uncertain Times1

Presentation to the SEMI 2013 Industry Strategy Symposium
Half Moon Bay, California

January 14, 2013

2012

The Role of Monetary Policy in Bolstering Economic Growth 1

Presentation to the University of San Francisco
Center for the Pacific Rim

November 14, 2012

The Federal Reserve's Unconventional Policies1

Presentation to the Center for Economics and Public Policy
UC Irvine
Irvine, California

November 5, 2012

The Role of Monetary Policy in Bolstering Economic Growth1

Presentation to Community Leaders
Salt Lake City, Utah

November 2, 2012

The Economy, Fiscal Policy, and Monetary Policy 1

Presentation to the Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco
San Francisco, California

October 15, 2012

The Economic Outlook and Challenges to Monetary Policy1

Presentation to the City Club of San Francisco
San Francisco, California

September 24, 2012

The Economic Outlook and Challenges to Monetary Policy1

Presentation to Portland Community Leaders
Portland, OR
President Williams presented similar remarks to the joint convention of the Idaho, Nevada, and Oregon Bankers Associations in Coeur d'Alene, ID, on July 9, 2012.

July 12, 2012

The Economic Outlook and Challenges to Monetary Policy1

Presentation to the joint convention of the Idaho, Nevada, and Oregon Bankers Associations
Coeur d'Alene, ID

July 9, 2012

Monetary Policy, Money, and Inflation

Presentation to the Western Economic Association International
San Francisco, CA

July 2, 2012

Welcoming Remarks

Presentation to the Conference on Asian Banking and Finance at the
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

June 11, 2012

The Economic Outlook: Global and Domestic Challenges to Growth1

Presentation to Seattle-Area Community Leaders
Bellevue, WA

June 6, 2012

Bank Regulation in the Post-Crisis World1

Presentation to the California Bankers Association,
121st Annual Convention
Dana Point, CA

May 4, 2012

The Slow Recovery: Causes and Monetary Policy Implications

Presentation to the 2012 Santa Barbara County Economic Summit
Santa Barbara, CA

May 3, 2012

Monetary Policy and the Slow Recovery: It’s Not Just About Housing

Presentation to the SPUR Business Breakfast Series
San Francisco, CA
President Williams presented similar remarks to the University of San Diego School of Business Administration in San Diego, California, on April 3, 2012.

April 4, 2012

Monetary Policy and the Slow Recovery: It’s Not Just About Housing

Presentation to the University of San Diego School of Business Administration
San Diego, CA

April 3, 2012

The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy1

Presentation to the CFA Hawaii Seventh Annual Economic Forecast Dinner
Honolulu, Hawaii

March 1, 2012

Discussion of “Housing, Monetary Policy, and the Recovery”1

Presentation to the Monetary Policy Forum
New York, New York

February 24, 2012

The Federal Reserve’s Mandate and Best Practice Monetary Policy

Presentation to the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum,
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, California

February 13, 2012

The Federal Reserve and the Economic Recovery

Presentation to the Bishop Ranch Forum
San Ramon, California

February 8, 2012

The Federal Reserve and the Economic Recovery

Presentation to The Columbian’s 2012 Economic Forecast Breakfast
Vancouver, Washington

January 10, 2012

2011

Swimming Upstream: Monetary Policy Following the Financial Crisis

Presentation at the Central Bank of Chile,
Fourth Summit Meeting of Central Banks on Inflation Targeting
Santiago, Chile

November 18, 2011

The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

Presentation to the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
Phoenix, AZ

November 15, 2011

Monetary Policy in an Era of Crises

Presentation to the International Monetary Fund Annual Research Conference
Washington, D.C.

November 11, 2011

Unconventional Monetary Policy:  Lessons from the Past Three Years 1

Presentation to the Swiss National Bank Research Conference
Zurich, Switzerland

September 23, 2011

Risk Management and Macroprudential Supervisory Policies

Welcoming Remarks to the Symposium on Asian Banking and Finance
San Francisco, California

September 9, 2011

The Outlook for the U.S. Economy and Role for Monetary Policy1

Presentation to the Rotary Club of Seattle
Seattle, Washington

September 7, 2011

The Outlook for the Economy and Monetary Policy1

Presentation to Community Leaders
Salt Lake City, Utah

July 28, 2011

Economics Instruction and the Brave New World of Monetary Policy1

Presentation to the AEA National Conference on Teaching Economics and Research in Economic Education
San Francisco, California

June 1, 2011

Maintaining Price Stability in a Global Economy1

Presentation to Town Hall Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

May 4, 2011